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Author Archives: CMG
By CMG  •  Posted on March 2, 2015

The current collective agreement provides for a sub-committee of the National Joint Committee that is mandated to review all aspects of the BTSC, including but not limited to job structure, career development and training. The Union proposed this in order … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 2, 2015

CMG’s National Grievance Committee met with CBC management this past week. We dealt with 28 grievances ranging from termination to union representation. The committee resolved four grievances covering conversion to permanent status, discipline, termination and severance pay. Six grievances were … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 2, 2015

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield will add his voice to those of thirty other distinguished artists and guests who will champion and defend CBC / Radio-Canada at an event organized at the National Arts Centre on Monday, March 9th. Colonel Hadfield’s presence adds … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 26, 2015

Earlier today your bargaining committee signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with The Canadian Press for a renewed collective agreement. The memo calls for a four-year deal. Here are some of the highlights: -Salary increases of 4.25% over four years … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 25, 2015

CMG/CWA Canada have two $1,000 scholarships available for students going into post-secondary education. The scholarships are open to members of CMG and CWA|SCA Canada, their children, grand-children, nieces or nephews and spouse/ partner; regardless of area of study. The awards … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 19, 2015

Many of us now already know we live in a world where polls report 87% of Canadians support better funding for the CBC. Yet those numbers seem to fade at election time, buried under a pile of other pressing problems.  … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 18, 2015

  Thirty artists and personalities from across Canada will share their talents on Monday, March 9, at the National Arts Centre Theater in Ottawa (NAC), to show support for CBC/Radio-Canada, which is endangered by downsizing and unprecedented budget cuts.   This bilingual happening, organized by the citizens’ group Radio-Canada, j’y tiens !/ CBC I Care! with the support of the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 17, 2015

The unions representing CBC/Radio-Canada employees shocked by disparaging remarks by PM Harper in Québec, demand apology. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 11, 2015

Your bargaining team spent two days in talks with CP management last week, and further talks are scheduled for the week of February 23. The two sides have moved closer on a number of issues. On the non-monetary side, we … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 10, 2015

The collective agreement between CMG and Thomson Reuters will expire on March 31, 2015 and negotiations to renew our agreement are expected to begin in the coming weeks. Please take a few minutes to complete an online survey about your … Read more »

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