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Consultative Committee on Staff Benefits
By CMG  •  Posted on December 5, 2016

CMG’s parent union has called for the withdrawal of Bill C-27, a bill that undermines Defined Benefit pension plans. Read the details here, and tell feds to leave our pensions alone & kill Bill C27! Email Finance Minister Bill Morneau: bill.morneau@parl.gc.ca Email … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 18, 2016

Federally, C-27’s approach has already been proposed and defeated in Canada. In April 2014, the Conservative government of Stephen Harper launched public consultations on introducing a TB plan framework federally. Retirees and stakeholders strongly opposed the proposal and the government was forced to retreat. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 23, 2016

At the September meeting we reviewed the financial positions of a couple of our employee-paid benefits, and we’re pleased to report both our Long-Term Disability and Optional Life Insurance plans are in good shape. More than a year ago, we … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 5, 2016

The CBC Pension Plan continues to be in sound financial shape. That was the message delivered to the Consultative Committee on Staff Benefits at its June meeting. The plan’s CEO, Debra Alves, gave us an overview on the plan’s performance … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 24, 2016

The vacant positions on CBC Branch committees have now been filled as follows: National Joint Committee – Chantal Payant (Ottawa) Consultative Committee on Staff Benefits – Gaynette Spafford (Saskatoon) For a complete list of the members who sit on the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 22, 2016

This is to advise of changes to your dental plan coverage. CMG members at the CBC have been questioning the level of benefits covered by the dental plan for years now, saying the reimbursement is too low. Current payments are … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 14, 2015

The Consultative Committee on Staff Benefits (CCSB) is pleased to be in a position to continue providing inflation protection for CBC employees who are off work due to having a long-term disability (LTD).  At its December meeting, the CCSB approved … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 1, 2015

Employees at the CBC will be seeing changes in the way our Supplemental Health Care Plan is administered in the New Year, and they include changes that the Canadian Media Guild has advocated for years at the Consultative Committee on … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 9, 2015

[Updated on August 10, 2015 – see underlined text below.] The Consultative Committee on Staff Benefits (CCSB) has voted to temporarily reduce premiums for two of our employee-paid benefits – Long Term Disability (LTD) and Optional Life Insurance. In recent … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 9, 2015

CBC employees have made great sacrifices in the past few years as the corporation continues to address its fiscal challenges. CBC’s unions have worked with management to try and ensure programming and jobs are maintained in an environment that is … Read more »

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