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By CMG  •  Posted on August 29, 2016

Your bargaining team had a second meeting with the company team, and while the company did not present proposals, we had a good discussion about editorial independence where we found some common ground. We presented the last of our non-monetary … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 16, 2016

Your union bargaining committee met for the first time with VICE management Thursday August, 11. We presented a series of non-monetary proposals based on your responses to the negotiations survey and input from your workplace reps. Our proposals are aimed … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 13, 2016

We now have a union negotiations committee and have met briefly with VICE management to deliver our objectives for the talks, based on the survey results and meetings with members. Top priorities for bargaining include pay and benefits; increased vacation time; … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 20, 2016

I am pleased to welcome you and your colleagues at VICE Canada into the Canadian Media Guild (CMG), Canada’s only all-media union. We have been around for 20 plus years, serving workers at a variety of media organizations, and have … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 9, 2016

As we prepare to negotiate a first collective agreement at VICE Canada, we are asking all members to give their priorities in a confidential online survey. Please complete it by Friday June 17. The survey takes a few minutes to … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 2, 2016

The federal labour board confirmed today that VICE Canada employees voted in favour of joining the Canadian Media Guild. “We are thrilled to welcome employees at VICE Canada into the Canadian Media Guild,” says Carmel Smyth, national president of the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 4, 2016

I’ve been at VICE Canada for a minute now, and I’ve watched this company grow in leaps and bounds. The quality and relevance of our editorial output is unparallelled in Canada, and on top of that we just launched a … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 29, 2016

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) applied today to the Canada Industrial Relations Board for the right to represent employees at VICE Canada. “A strong majority of employees at VICE across Canada have signed a union card and we are delighted … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 16, 2016

VICE colleagues in three countries are now forming unions and negotiating collective agreements. This week, VICE employees in the UK announced they are organizing: http://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/feb/08/vice-uk-staff-unionise-share-success-media-company In Canada, we’re continuing to build support for the union so that we can file … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 3, 2016

As digital media and the number of journalists and other media workers employed online grow, so do the concerns about low wages, highly pressured working conditions and summary firings. In order to protect this emerging generation of media workers, and … Read more »

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CMG at VICE Canada became official in June 2016. Members at VICE Canada work in editorial, production, post-production, marketing, design and administration. They are located in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. Read more >>

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