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By CMG  •  Posted on April 19, 2018

The positions of President, Vice-President, and Secretary-Treasurer for the PMNA Location Unit at the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) are now open.   Nominations are therefore being accepted for these three positions. The mandate for these roles ends with the current … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 26, 2018

PMNA will be refunding 57 current and former employees who overpaid dental premiums between January 2015 and December 2017. While examining benefits information provided to us by the company during negotiations, the union committee noticed that members in the plan … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 22, 2018

Your Bargaining committee would like to announce that CMG members at PMNA voted 84% to ratify the tentative agreement that was signed on March 14, 2018. The main gains of the 3-year agreement include: -New, higher salary scales for all classifications; … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 21, 2018

Polls are now open for CMG members to vote on the tentative agreement reached last week between CMG and PMNA.  Voting is open from today, Wednesday, March 21 at 8 a.m. to Thursday, March 22 at 6 p.m.  Our electronic … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 22, 2018

As of the close of the nomination period on Friday, February 16 at 5 p.m., ET we received one nomination for the role of CMG CP Branch Vice-President.  Therefore, Mike Blanchfield is acclaimed as our new Canadian Press Branch Vice-President. … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 31, 2018

The retirement of Mary Jo Laforest from The Canadian Press has created an opening for Vice-President of the CP Branch at the Canadian Media Guild.  We are now accepting nominations for the position.  The mandate for this role ends with … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 13, 2017

  We met with the management negotiating team a couple of times since mid-November and discussed non-monetary issues at length. The two sides agree in principle on integrating health and safety law into the collective agreement and on creating a … Read more »

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 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 »

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