OVER­WORKED AND UN­DER­PAID

Winnipeg Free Press - Section D - - FRONT PAGE -

The pub­lic seemed to be em­brac­ing the artist-fo­cused, vol­un­teer-re­liant model of the WECC, but those work­ing at the venue ev­ery day were ex­hausted. They were work­ing seven days a week, 12 or more hours a day, and most of the time they, too, were vol­un­teers as the pay was less than sta­ble. By the time the mid-’90s rolled around, many of the orig­i­na­tors of the venue de­cided to take a step away.

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