We are the Star.

Unifor Local 87M Toronto Star bargaining unit

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Welcome to the website of the bargaining unit representing the reporters, photographers, editors, columnists, digital producers, podcasters, designers and others who work every day to keep you informed, shine light on injustices and hold the powerful to account. We share the goals of our employer to deliver the best journalism possible, while also striving to have a safe, healthy and equitable newsroom. We are currently in talks with the company for a new collective agreement. To help support our journalism, please consider subscribing. To those who already do, we thank you.


Jim Rankin, reporter-photographer (Unit Chair) | Sara Mojtehedzadeh, reporter (Vice Chair) | Andrea Macdonald, editor (Secretary) | Donovan Vincent, reporter (Membership Secretary) | Brendan Kennedy, reporter (Bargaining Committee) | Maryam Shah, editor (Bargaining Committee) | Rosa Saba, reporter (Bargaining Committee)

2022