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By CMG  •  Posted on March 13, 2015

The recent departure of Nelson Wyatt leaves us with a vacancy on the branch executive. We’re now accepting nominations for the position. The successful candidate will serve until the end of the current term in December 2016. For more information … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 9, 2015

The Memorandum of Agreement between CMG and CP management is now available – You can download the document here (8 pages). We encourage you to read it carefully. We will be holding in-person meetings in our larger bureaus as well … 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 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 January 30, 2015

We held face-to-face meetings with management on three of the four scheduled days this week. We spent a lot of time talking about how the company deals with performance feedback, and how we can better solve problems amicably in future. … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 23, 2015

On balance, the two days we spent with management this week were productive. The company remains firmly focused on financial issues – notably the pension plan – almost to the exclusion of everything else. As we have said on numerous … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 16, 2015

At our meetings this week with CP management, the company responded to our bargaining objectives document with what they call a “comprehensive response”. We talked about the response and are hopeful that we have made some progress in bringing some … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 19, 2014

It is with mixed feelings this year that I offer you words of cheer for the Holiday season. We lost many good people over the course of 2014, and unfortunately The Canadian Press continues to act as though it can … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 14, 2014

On December 12 The Canadian Press has presented its main bargaining proposals. Predictably the company is continuing to push for economic concessions from Guild members. The list of initial proposals is short but significant. The big target, once again, is … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 25, 2014

You may have noticed that we are circulating a survey among Guild members at CP about the upcoming round of negotiations for a new collective agreement. This note is just to let you know that we didn’t forget about you … Read more »

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