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By CMG  •  Posted on June 21, 2017

Seven candidates have been nominated to serve as delegates at the CWA Convention and NewsGuild-CWA Sector Conference in Pittsburgh, from August 4 to 8, 2017. These two union gatherings will connect our union Local, the Canadian Media Guild (CMG), with our … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 20, 2017

CMG members at TVO to vote on the new pension plan   The CMG Branch Executive and our staff representatives were able to hear a presentation by the Ontario Pension Board officers to TVO’s union and non-union staff on Monday, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 20, 2017

As champions of public broadcasting and CBC/Radio-Canada, we at the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) are encouraged that the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Mélanie Joly, has announced an Independent Advisory Committee for Appointments to the CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors. CMG has … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 12, 2017

Our Joint Employment Equity Committee recently met with the management team responsible for increasing equity in hiring at CBC/Radio-Canada. This Committee has been in existence since 1988-1989. We are mandated through the Federal Employment Equity Act and our Collective Agreement, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 8, 2017

The Canadian Media Guild will soon have a vacancy on our union’s National Executive Committee (NEC) for the position of Secretary-Treasurer. We are now accepting nominations for that role. The successful candidate will serve until the current term ends at … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 8, 2017

There are two union gatherings in Pittsburgh this August that will connect our union Local, the Canadian Media Guild (CMG), with our fellow union locals and union members within the Communications Workers of America and The NewsGuild-CWA. The Communications Workers … 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 June 1, 2017

                    Gaynette Spafford has been presented with the CBC Branch President’s Award for her contributions to the Guild. Gaynette was selected for the honour by her peers who emphasized her impact … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 31, 2017

This week the Wynne government announced proposed changes to Ontario’s employment and labour laws that would see the minimum wage raised to $15/hour, 3 weeks’ paid vacation, protection against cancelled shifts and other reforms for employees in Ontario. Those are … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 31, 2017

Members of the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) have contributed to recent conversations about cultural appropriation and systemic racism, as well as the concurrent need for substantive diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workplaces and within the wider media industry.   … Read more »

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