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By CMG  •  Posted on December 23, 2013

The strikers at MBS Radio in Saint John, New Brunswick, are preparing to spend their second Christmas on the picket line. Christmas Day marks 18 months that the strikers have been on the street trying to bargain a fair wage … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 15, 2013

  Steelworkers in Saint John for an education conference took time to picket with the seven radio employees who’ve been on strike for over 15 months seeking  a fair deal from their employer, MBS Radio. Representatives from CUPE, Unifor, ILSA as well the the New-Brunswick Federation of … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 30, 2013

The folks on the Fairness Express Bus who are touring eastern Canada this fall to raise awareness about income inequality stopped in Saint-John, New Brunswick to lend a hand to the Saint John 7, the seven radio workers who have been … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 20, 2013

On Saturday, the striking Guild members at MBS Radio  (the Saint John 7) marched in the Saint John Pride parade, along with members of CEP and CUPE, who joined the 7 in solidarity and support of the LGBT community in Saint John.       “We … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 25, 2013

        On June 25, supporters joined the seven media workers who’ve been on strike in Saint John for a year, to mark the anniversary of the strike.  The seven announcers and administrative staff – known as the Saint John Seven – are seeking a fair deal with their employer, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 24, 2013

Seven striking radio employees in Saint John – known as the Saint John Seven – will hold a rally tomorrow, Tuesday, June 25 to mark the one-year anniversary of the strike against their employer, MBS Radio (Maritime Broadcasting System).

By CMG  •  Posted on May 30, 2013

Seven radio employees of MBS Radio are seeking a fair deal.  They’ve been on strike for a year because they rejected an offer that would have meant $12.98 an hour at most — just slightly more than minimum wage.  If that last offer … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 28, 2013

      More than 200 members of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour joined the Saint John 7, the MBS radio employees who are seeking a first agreement with their employer. The strikers marked the end of the 11th month of their … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 1, 2013

By Nancy Wood What a great day on Friday. With a lot of planning, hard work, and the help of some fantastic people, everything went off without a hitch. The SJ7 began preparations for the event at 8 a.m. Volunteers helped out … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 22, 2013

Media sector delegates from Communications Workers of America, CMG’s parent union, donated more than $3 000 to support striking radio staff at MBS Radio in Saint John. The delegates are meeting at a TNG conference in Pittsburgh this week and were briefed about this group of private … Read more »

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