Bargaining at Shaw Media
By CMG  •  Posted on May 6, 2015

Your pay packet will increase effective this pay period. You will now be receiving the annual increase of 1.75%, negotiated last year by your bargaining committee. If you are not yet top of scale in your job classification, you will … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 11, 2014

Your union has confirmed with Shaw management that your retroactive pay, lump-sum payment, and new pay rate will be in the July 15 payroll.  Once again, if you see a sudden spike in your rate, it’s due to you being … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 24, 2014

Guild members voted 98% yesterday in favour of the agreement reached last week with Shaw Media. The deal includes improved salary scales, three new statutory holidays, chiropractic benefits, across-the-board wage increases totalling 5% over three years and a $300 lump-sum … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 18, 2014

The memorandum of settlement between the Guild and Shaw Media is now available. Every member of the bargaining unit will have a chance to vote on whether to accept the deal on Monday June 23. We will hold membership meetings … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 17, 2014

After two days of meetings with the company and federal conciliator Kim Beemer, we are pleased to announce that we have reached a tentative agreement. The full text of the memorandum of agreement will be available sometime tomorrow and we … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 2, 2014

The Guild at Shaw has filed two grievances related to the layoffs announced in April. Both relate to the fact that members’ seniority rights are not being respected in the process. The Guild is very concerned about how the recent … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 24, 2014

Your Bargaining Committee will be holding membership meetings next Tuesday, April 29 at noon and 5 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church (2nd floor, Grosvenor room) to bring you up to date on our talks with Shaw Media management. Lunch … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 28, 2014

The Guild and Shaw Media management have met in negotiations for a total of 5 days and are now discussing monetary issues. We are scheduled to meet again during the week of April 21, when we expect a response from … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 24, 2014

We are headed back into negotiations with Shaw management this week and we thought it was a good time to check in with you about the talks. We are planning two membership meetings for this Thursday, March 27: 12 noon … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 13, 2014

Your Guild Bargaining Committee spent two days with management this week in talks to renew our collective agreement. We had some in-depth discussion on how changes in the media are affecting the company and our work. We also talked about … Read more »

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