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By CMG  •  Posted on August 12, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, unions have proven to be crucial in keeping workplaces safe and fair. It’s more challenging for us to stay connected and informed with members isolated, but we continue to defend our collective rights and look out … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 7, 2020

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) is seeking a bilingual Union Representative (Staff Representative) who will be based in Toronto and serve CMG members across the country. This is a full-time one-year contract. As part of CMG’s team, a Union Representative … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 5, 2020

It is the professional and legal obligation of all journalists to attempt to contact the subject of a story, even if that requires repeated efforts. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 30, 2020

Dear members, As stipulated in the agreement which led to the ratification of the CMG-CBC/Radio-Canada 2019-2024 collective agreement, our union contracted a firm to conduct an extensive compensation review of positions in maintenance and IT classifications. The positions are those … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 22, 2020

          Nathalie Bastien is a CMG member working at Radio-Canada, and the Francophone Affairs Director on the CMG National Executive Committee.  I never thought the space I’m now writing from―the end of my kitchen table―would one … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 14, 2020

Canada’s only all-media union is as baffled as hockey fans at the decision to hire American media workers to work on NHL games in Toronto. The NHL and NBC’s plan to bring in NBC staff to record the games instead … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 2, 2020

Workers at the Postmedia printing plant in Toronto are now officially unionized after voting to join the Canadian Media Guild (CWA Canada Local 30213). The Ontario Labour Relations Board approved an application for union certification today. The Postmedia workers say … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 2, 2020

Our union has been plunged into the middle of the fallout over the violent killing of George Floyd and several other Black and Indigenous people in the U.S. and Canada. Like everyone else, these events have caused us to listen … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 29, 2020

The findings: CMG asked members to tell all in a survey probing answers to questions about their health and safety while working during the pandemic. Respondents from across the country, and all areas of CBC/Radio-Canada, relayed their experiences of what … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 29, 2020

Before the summer sets in, here is an update on some important matters.   1. Facebook   We have heard from some of you, but many more of you may have concerns about the recent announcement of the Facebook Initiative. … Read more »

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