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By CMG  •  Posted on March 5, 2014

Thursday and Friday you have the chance to select delegates who will represent the Canadian Media Guild at meetings of our parent unions, CWA/SCA Canada and CWA, the Communications Workers of America. Click here to vote. Voting begins at 9 a.m. … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 5, 2014

Here are the biographical notes for CMG members applying to the position of delegates to the CWA and CWA convention and meetings. Only biogs from candidates who provided information are posted below. Robert Ballantyne It’s vital to send young, informed and socially-connected voices … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 4, 2014

Dear members, We’re pleased to invite you to two upcoming CMG events for Freelancers. WORKSHOP – FRIDAY, MARCH 7 – Toronto Freelance Contracts: How to value your work, get it in writing, and get paid! For members in the GTA, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 4, 2014

Dear members, In a continuing effort to better represent you, the CMG executive at CBC has tasked a sub-committee with reviewing the consultation and communication processes used during bargaining with a goal of improving those processes. We are seeking your … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 3, 2014

To resolve issues raised by CMG members and their managers, the Guild and CBC/Radio-Canada have agreed to change the time period when Time-Off In Lieu (TOIL) is earned and can be taken or paid out. Under the current provisions, TOIL … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 3, 2014

You have a say in how you use annual leave accumulated in 2013-14, whether you take the time off or ask for a payout from CBC. CBC management cannot unilaterally pay out your earned annual leave. This is different from … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 27, 2014

A year ago, a then-Conservative MP tabled a private member bill (C-461) that would oblige the CBC to make public an unprecedented amount of information that other news networks are not forced to disclose. The idea of revealing things like … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 26, 2014

Thursday, February 27 is the global day of action for the release of Al-Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt, under the banner “Journalism is NOT a crime.” CMG is supporting the campaign by CJFE and Al Jazeera English for the release of … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 25, 2014

As of the close of the nomination period last Friday, over 20 candidates have stepped forward to serve as delegates at the CWA and CWA/SCA Canada conventions and meetings in 2014 and 2015. All CMG members in good standing can vote … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 24, 2014

      Over the weekend, CMG friends and colleagues took some time to say goodbye to long-time volunteer and Education Director Barbara Saxberg as she retires from CBC after a long and satisfying career.  

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