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Consultative Committee on Staff Benefits
By CMG  •  Posted on August 7, 2018

As we get into the middle of summer, I want to inform you about the progress made at some of our CBC Branch committees recently, share a few thoughts on developments at CBC/Radio-Canada and on the priorities of CBC management … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 8, 2018

At our March 2018 meeting, the Consultative Committee on Staff Benefits (CCSB) heard a report from our Working Group on Workplace and Culture regarding two initiatives related to mental health.  First, about one hundred (100) people across the CBC have … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 19, 2017

Your Consultative Committee on Staff Benefits has approved a cost of living increase for CBC employees on Long-Term Disability who do not already qualify for an automatic increase to cover inflation. All members on LTD as of Dec. 31, 2017 … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 29, 2017

CBC management has announced a new increase to the contributions we as employees make to the CBC  pension plan. Employee contributions have now been raised 25% since 2015 in order to get to a 50/50 contribution split between employer and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 6, 2017

At the most recent meeting of the Consultative Committee on Staff Benefits, our union representatives voted to continue premium subsidies for employee-paid benefits such as our Long-Term Disability (LTD) and Optional Life Insurance plans. These insurance plans have accumulated surpluses … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 14, 2017

We, CMG members, have taken action to prevent the approval of Bill C-27 – An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985.   It’s a government bill designed to immediately affect pensions at federally regulated private-sector companies and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 2, 2017

The proposed bill C-27 – An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act – is designed to immediately affect pensions at federally regulated private-sector companies and at Crown corporations, and will fundamentally change the pension landscape across Canada. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 23, 2017

Dear CMG members at CBC,   The federal government is proposing new legislation – Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act – that would allow  the employer to break its commitment on our pension plan. Your … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 15, 2016

The federal Liberal government is putting forward legislation that’s designed to weaken defined benefit pensions in Canada, replacing them with unstable schemes, even for current and retired employees whose savings are already in DB plans. Bill C-27 An Act to … Read more »

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 »

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