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MBS Negotiations
By CMG  •  Posted on May 27, 2014

After more than two years of negotiations, a strike and lockout, bargainers for Maritime Broadcasting System (MBS) Limited and the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) have come to terms on a new four year collective agreement for employees in Saint John New … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 9, 2014

The Canadian Media Guild has called an end to its 22-month strike by 7 unionized radio employees at MBS Radio in Saint John, New Brunswick, effective Monday May 12. The employer MBS has however now informed the Guild that it … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 12, 2014

CMG representatives are in Halifax today for a meeting with MBS Radio facilitated by a mediator, as part of a Labour Board review process initiated by CMG. The last time the two sides met was December 2012. The union has  asked … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 30, 2014

Saint John, NB – Seven striking members of The Canadian Media Guild are offering Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau a chance to show Canadians that his stated focus on the middle class is very real and genuine. The Saint John 7, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 14, 2014

A group of disrespected professionals, forced to the picket line after being frustrated by stall tactics at the bargaining table and being told that management can’t afford to bring their salaries closer to the average for their profession, despite all … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 23, 2013

The strikers at MBS Radio in Saint John, New Brunswick, are preparing to spend their second Christmas on the picket line. Christmas Day marks 18 months that the strikers have been on the street trying to bargain a fair wage … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 15, 2013

  Steelworkers in Saint John for an education conference took time to picket with the seven radio employees who’ve been on strike for over 15 months seeking  a fair deal from their employer, MBS Radio. Representatives from CUPE, Unifor, ILSA as well the the New-Brunswick Federation of … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 30, 2013

The folks on the Fairness Express Bus who are touring eastern Canada this fall to raise awareness about income inequality stopped in Saint-John, New Brunswick to lend a hand to the Saint John 7, the seven radio workers who have been … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 10, 2013

You can now support the Saint John Seven by making a direct donation here: http://www.radiofreesaintjohn.fm/. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 25, 2013

        On June 25, supporters joined the seven media workers who’ve been on strike in Saint John for a year, to mark the anniversary of the strike.  The seven announcers and administrative staff – known as the Saint John Seven – are seeking a fair deal with their employer, … Read more »

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