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By CMG  •  Posted on December 13, 2010

To date, your bargaining committee has met with ZML managers Rob Wright and Sheri Ellis thirteen times. We are making solid progress and the list of outstanding issues is shrinking steadily. We are now into the final and most difficult … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 24, 2010

Since the beginning of negotiations in October, your bargaining team has held eight sessions with ZoomerMedia. We have reached agreement on about fifteen articles, in addition to a dozen or so where the two sides have already agreed in principle … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 27, 2010

On Monday we met with Rob Wright and Sheri Ellis to begin negotiations for a new collective agreement. This first meeting was primarily to discuss each side’s basic views on the negotiation process and to talk about our respective priorities. … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 25, 2010

It has come to our attention that with the various recent departures, voluntary and otherwise, management’s plan seems to be to shuffle the work onto those of us who are left. The Guild is, of course, concerned by the possibility … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 11, 2010

A mere six weeks after the takeover of the former S-VOX by ZoomerMedia Limited (ZML), the new owners have issued redundancy notices to 9 Guild members. Rather than targeting or eliminating entire departments, as often occurs in post-merger job reductions, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 2, 2010

By now you will have received and read the all-staff memo about the impending closure of the S-VOX/ZML deal. Although it’s detailed, the memo is a little less “user friendly” than it needs to be. We’ll try to translate the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 7, 2010

We are looking for some dedicated Canadian Media Guild members to help negotiate our next collective agreement at S-VOX. Previous experience isn’t required. We want to create a bargaining committee that is able to represent all unionized employees at the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 14, 2010

As was mentioned at the March 24 membership meeting, our collective agreement with S-VOX is up for renewal at the end of August. Please be assured that the ZML takeover doesn’t change anything as far as the collective agreement is … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 9, 2010

S-VOX Management met with the CMG on February 8 to discuss the latest developments in the ZML purchase of the S-VOX broadcast assets. We were informed that the first two steps of the CRTC process have been completed, i.e. gazetting … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 15, 2009

Toronto’s ZoomerMedia announced today that it will buy all of S-VOX’s current broadcast assets, which include VisionTV, One: The Body, Mind and Spirit Channel, and the two Joytv stations in BC and Manitoba. The deal is still subject to CRTC … Read more »

ZoomerMedia

The Guild represents employees in TV Production, Programming, Finance & Administration and Technical Operations at ZoomerMedia, formerly known as S-VOX. Read more >>

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