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By CMG  •  Posted on February 28, 2020

It’s time to talk. Your Guild bargaining committee has wrapped the latest discussions with the Company, which lasted for three days. We’ve made some progress, but now we need to hear from you on a number of critically important issues. … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 14, 2020

The last two days of negotiations were postponed by the Company and so your Guild bargaining committee used the time to discuss where we are and where we want to be. The bargaining team convened for two solid days and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 5, 2020

Since we last met with the Company in January, there’s been a change in the representation of Guild employees on the bargaining committee.  Karen Wirsig is no longer part of negotiations and is leaving CMG, and we wish her well. … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 30, 2020

Toronto – January 30, 2020 – The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) is advising caution when considering the recommendations issued by the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel. The report recognizes that CBC/Radio-Canada is underfunded compared to its counterparts in other … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 22, 2020

Talks intensify with The Canadian Press The Guild bargaining committee met last week with the Company to discuss in detail our respective opening proposals. The Guild has proposed improvements in scheduling and overtime, leave, working conditions for part-time employees, and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 9, 2020

Happy New Year everyone!   First, we are pleased to confirm that the CP Branch at the Guild has a new leadership team. Mike Blanchfield of Ottawa bureau fame is your new national President, Michel Saba from Montreal is Vice … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 27, 2019

This week, at the Quebec National Assembly, the Commission de la culture et des communications is looking at the future of the media, a key issue for the vitality of democracy. The commission seeks the opinion of various media companies … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 19, 2019

It is time to get ready for the most important thing we do together – negotiate our collective agreement. We are looking for up to five Guild members to form our bargaining committee. Is one of them you?   Here’s … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 8, 2019

The Canadian Press announced today the fourth significant round of layoffs since last spring, this time affecting reporter-editors in Halifax and Toronto as well as office administration in Vancouver. The Guild is here to support members affected directly by today’s … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 8, 2019

The Canadian Press announced yesterday it will be ending French-language radio newscasts and closing the CP video desk in the coming weeks. The cuts affect eight full-time employees and several part-time employees. These members have our support and assistance during … Read more »

Canadian Press

The Guild represents wire service and radio reporters, announcers, editors, photographers, photo editors, IT technicians, and sales staff at Canadian Press. Read more >>

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