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By CMG  •  Posted on June 20, 2016

The Canadian Media Guild / CWA Canada has an exciting opportunity for a Digital Media Organizer. This is a one-year position working out of our Toronto office. The successful candidate will work with CMG / CWA Canada staff, elected officials … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 14, 2016

The Campaign for fairness in factual TV has updated the Guide to working in Canadian factual TV for 2016. The new version includes updated information on what people are being paid in the industry, based on a recent survey conducted … 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 »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 21, 2015

We hear a lot of enthusiasm about having a union at Vice to have a voice and to fix issues that are common today at media workplaces.  We’re also hearing some questions about whether having a union is the right … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 15, 2015

Will management know I signed a union card? No. The cards are seen by the union and the labour board. The employer is only told the overall proportion of employees who support the union. But what if someone finds out? … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 15, 2015

Like our editorial colleagues in the New York office, a number of us at VICE Canada from several departments have decided to begin the process of unionizing. We are working with the Canadian Media Guild (CMG), and many people have … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 4, 2015

We are updating the annual survey of pay in the Canadian factual TV industry to help bring more transparency and fairness to how people get paid. Please answer a few short questions and pass this link on to your friends … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 25, 2015

There are a few updates from the campaign to share as we head into fall: Vancouver social for factual TV workers October 1 Our first-ever Vancouver social will take place next Thursday October 1 at the Wicklow Pub. It’s a … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 21, 2015

A welcome trend created headlines and a buzz in media circles this summer.  Journalists and media colleagues at five  U.S. workplaces including several high-profile digital media organizations voted to join unions. Over a few sunny summer months, 118 writers at … Read more »

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