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By CMG  •  Posted on June 26, 2017

Congratulations to the CMG members who stepped up to represent their colleagues in the very first union executive committee at VICE. Here is the full team at the end of the extended nomination period :   President Maggie McCaw ( … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 26, 2017

With CMG President at Zoomer Mike Brown stepping down from this role, Darren Gonsalves is now Acting President for the Branch, per our union’s bylaws. This has created a vacancy to be filled for Branch Vice President, and we are … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 26, 2017

In advance to upcoming collective negotiations, we are asking members to put their name forward to be a part of our Union’s Bargaining Committee. The Committee will be made up of two Bargaining Unit members who along with our CMG … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 26, 2017

Our electronic voting booth is now open for CMG members at TVO to indicate acceptance/rejection of the new defined-benefit pension plan under the Ontario Pension Board. Voting has been extended until 5 p.m. TODAY – Monday, June 26, 2017. Please click on the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 22, 2017

Clarifying Zoomer policies Our union met with Zoomer management on Tuesday, June 13 for a Joint Committee Meeting. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the company’s future plans as we head into bargaining for a new Collective Agreement, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 21, 2017

Seven candidates have been nominated to serve as delegates at the CWA Convention and NewsGuild-CWA Sector Conference in Pittsburgh, from August 4 to 8, 2017. These two union gatherings will connect our union Local, the Canadian Media Guild (CMG), with our … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 20, 2017

CMG members at TVO to vote on the new pension plan   The CMG Branch Executive and our staff representatives were able to hear a presentation by the Ontario Pension Board officers to TVO’s union and non-union staff on Monday, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 20, 2017

As champions of public broadcasting and CBC/Radio-Canada, we at the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) are encouraged that the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Mélanie Joly, has announced an Independent Advisory Committee for Appointments to the CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors. CMG has … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 19, 2017

The National Policy Health and Safety Committee (NPHSC) met on June 7, 2017 in Toronto to review policies, procedures, practices, and training related to the health and safety of CBC employees across the country. Along with attendees from the other … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 12, 2017

Our Joint Employment Equity Committee recently met with the management team responsible for increasing equity in hiring at CBC/Radio-Canada. This Committee has been in existence since 1988-1989. We are mandated through the Federal Employment Equity Act and our Collective Agreement, … Read more »

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