Bargaining at Corus
By CMG  •  Posted on November 30, 2017

We wanted to let you know that we met with management on Tuesday and Wednesday last week. We had good discussions on smaller issues, but Corus’s bargaining committee told us that their mandate from senior management was the same. While … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 8, 2017

When Corus announced it was buying Shaw Media for $2.65 billion in 2016, we were proud to be part of building the company into a media empire. We worked hard to help merge 45 specialty TV channels and more than a dozen … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 31, 2017

We met with Corus management today and yesterday. We told them that we had met with most of you and the message we received was very clear:  keep bargaining and solve the wage disparity issue. Unfortunately Corus’s bargaining committee said … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 17, 2017

First, it was great to see the big turnout at our recent membership meetings, and it was useful to share ideas and views on ways to move forward. A strong majority of votes in the bargaining survey were in favour … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 29, 2017

We have two days of bargaining scheduled for Monday, Oct. 2 and Tuesday, Oct. 3 next week.   We will again be pushing hard on the key issues particularly:    • Fair wages (including a wage scale that recognizes everyone’s value … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 5, 2017

We had three days of bargaining with Corus last week. All proposals have now been presented to the company and our discussions were productive. We have reached agreements on a number of issues and are getting down to tackling the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 30, 2017

Just a quick update to let you know that collective bargaining will be continuing the first week of August. We will be trying to resolve the last few non-monetary issues that are unresolved and tackling head on the monetary issues … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 28, 2017

The CMG negotiations committee at Corus is scheduled to meet with Corus management this week to begin talks for our first contract with the company. Our objectives for the discussions are based on the results of the bargaining survey and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 2, 2017

The bargaining survey results are in and they show Fair Pay as a top priority for members, followed by benefits, paid and unpaid time off, and Job Security. As we head into negotiations starting March 29 and 30 for a … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 10, 2017

Brief update Until a collective agreement is negotiated Corus is not allowed by law to change the terms or condition of employment of any bargaining unit employee without CMG’s consent. CMG has reminded Corus of this. CMG has not agreed … Read more »

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