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By CMG  •  Posted on October 25, 2021

The Workplace Wellness Fund (WWF) was jointly created by Unions at CBC/Radio-Canada and the Corporation to provide financial support for employee initiatives that improve general well-being: physical, psychological, social, financial or otherwise. Typically, such an event might be a group … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 8, 2021

We must remain vigilant and keep letting federal decision makers know how urgent increased funding for the national public broadcaster is. I remain convinced targeted funding to convert more temporary employees to permanent is critical. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 29, 2021

CMG welcomes CBC’s decision to acquire information prior to implementing a potential legally enforceable mandatory vaccination program. However the union urges extra caution as employers are legally required to protect the privacy of employees’ personal and sensitive health information. CMG … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 15, 2021

As we approach the inaugural National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, 2021 CMG is taking a meaningful step toward encouraging members to understand important issues facing Canada’s Indigenous people. CMG has accepted CBC’s Employee Resource Groups challenge … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 19, 2021

The federal government announced recently that it will make the COVID 19 vaccine mandatory for the federal public service. The impact and processes related to this are still unclear, but it appears the order may apply to employees at Crown … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 12, 2021

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG), CBC Branch, encourages CBC/Radio-Canada to exercise caution and flexibility when eventually re-integrating a scattered workforce displaced by the pandemic.  There is no question the past 16 months have been hard for many Canadians, including media … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 30, 2021

Did anyone seriously want to sit in front of a screen to endure hours of debate, discussion and analysis of CMG/CBC branch bylaws and resolutions? Turns out YES. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 18, 2021

Arbitrator agrees with CMG. CMG recently won an arbitration when it challenged the ambiguity around the Hours Averaging agreement and the Canada Labour Standards Regulations, through a grievance. The arbitrator ruled in CMG’s favour.  The ruling means that time off … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 11, 2021

Amendments to the CBC Branch Bylaws and Resolutions have also been submitted for CBC Branch delegates to consider. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 22, 2021

CMG has worked with CBC on the understanding the time will be treated as a medical appointment, and you can schedule the time with your manager for vaccination purposes. Read more »

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The vast majority of what you see and hear on CBC radio, TV and CBC.ca (outside Quebec), in French and English, is created by Guild members. Read more >>

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