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By CMG  •  Posted on November 8, 2017

We met two days this week with the PMNA management team, expecting their response to the full set of proposals we presented last week. We discussed some non-monetary issues including scheduling, but citing a “serious divide” on monetary issues, management … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 3, 2017

This week, we presented all of our proposals for improving the collective agreement to the management side. We have proposed: -Higher salary scales for all classifications -Pay in lieu of benefits for part-time employees -100% employer-paid benefits premiums for full-time … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 3, 2017

For those interested, the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) and CWA Canada (CWAC) are hosting a webinar next week that will offer advice about using a LinkedIn account.   In the past, LinkedIn has been known mostly by people who are … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 31, 2017

We met with Corus management today and yesterday. We told them that we had met with most of you and the message we received was very clear:  keep bargaining and solve the wage disparity issue. Unfortunately Corus’s bargaining committee said … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 27, 2017

As of the end of the nomination period, there were three candidates for the position of CBC Branch vice-president . Here they are in alphabetical order: -Tony Germin -Allan Gofenko         -Carmel Smyth The successful candidate will be elected to serve … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 19, 2017

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the introduction and first reading of Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, by Finance Minister Bill Morneau. Since last year, in opposition to the bill, many people, including Canadian … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 17, 2017

First, it was great to see the big turnout at our recent membership meetings, and it was useful to share ideas and views on ways to move forward. A strong majority of votes in the bargaining survey were in favour … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 12, 2017

Natalie Clancy has resigned as Vice-President of the CBC Branch, and this creates a vacancy to be filled on the Branch Executive Council. We are now accepting nominations for the position of CMG VP at CBC. The successful candidate will … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 10, 2017

Our team for the upcoming negotiations with Pagemasters was confirmed at last week’s membership meeting and we need your input to prepare for the talks, which will begin at the end of October. Please complete the CMG bargaining survey at … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 29, 2017

We have two days of bargaining scheduled for Monday, Oct. 2 and Tuesday, Oct. 3 next week.   We will again be pushing hard on the key issues particularly:    • Fair wages (including a wage scale that recognizes everyone’s value … Read more »

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