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By CMG  •  Posted on August 19, 2015

Don’t believe BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti. Digital journalists south of the border are finding that unions are indeed for them. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 13, 2015

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) is commissioning a short video to promote our campaign to improve working conditions in factual TV production. The video will also promote our guide for workers in the industry, which will be launched in early … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 10, 2015

The Canadian Media Guild is sickened by the news that 10 people, cast and crew of French reality TV series Dropped, were killed in a helicopter crash yesterday in Argentina. The union is organizing with reality TV workers to improve health … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 4, 2015

By guest blogger Karen Wirsig You’re in a job you should love with a friendly boss who sits a couple of desks over in your bright, open-concept office and buys everyone dinner once a week. Most of your friends who … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 24, 2014

By Dan Speerin “Please Like. Please Subscribe. Please Share. Please Donate. Just… Please”! I am an internet creator and this is my gospel. My postal code may say Toronto, but I’m from the internet. When it comes to the fight … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 10, 2014

In our latest survey of factual TV workers, we got enough data to provide weekly pay ranges for five job categories and daily pay ranges for three: We hope workers can use these pay ranges to help in their negotiations … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 8, 2014

LONDON, UK – Unions representing non-fiction TV workers in Canada and the UK are joining forces this week to highlight the problems with working conditions in the sector. The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) and BECTU are delivering principles aimed at … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 1, 2014

A second annual survey of people working in Canada’s factual TV production sector reveals a lack of employment security and excessive working hours, confirming the trends identified a year ago. The latest online survey was conducted by the Canadian Media … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 15, 2014

Tell us what you are earning in your latest factual TV work so that we can update the pay ranges we put out after the 2013 survey. Please take a few minutes to fill out the 2014 survey and make … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 9, 2014

By guest blogger Denise O’Connell As factual television programs begin to overtake broadcast schedules everywhere, the working conditions for those who toil to make these shows are coming to light. In New York City, City Council promised to do everything … Read more »

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To talk about the campaign and your experiences in factual TV, get in touch with Fairness in Factual TV Campaign Coordinator Lise Lareau at lise@cmg.ca.
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Talk to Katherine Lapointe about how to get a union in your workplace. Call 416-795-8598 or write to kat@cmg.ca .
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