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By CMG  •  Posted on October 28, 2021

The union has been made aware of APTN’s announcement of a mandatory vaccination plans and are still assessing the protocols in the employer’s policy. We are also having our lawyers review the announced protocols to ensure no member’s health or … 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 7, 2021

As the COVID-19 public health situation changes, many workers are being asked to return to their workplace. Employers can require employees to work in the workplace, as long as the required health and safety conditions set by federal, provincial, and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 22, 2020

          Nathalie Bastien is a CMG member working at Radio-Canada, and the Francophone Affairs Director on the CMG National Executive Committee.  I never thought the space I’m now writing from―the end of my kitchen table―would one … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 29, 2020

The findings: CMG asked members to tell all in a survey probing answers to questions about their health and safety while working during the pandemic. Respondents from across the country, and all areas of CBC/Radio-Canada, relayed their experiences of what … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 23, 2020

With summer approaching, it may be hard to plan family time, a backyard barbeque, or a reunion with friends during this pandemic lockdown. It will, however, be a time we could all use to unplug, take a breath, and not … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 22, 2020

Hi VICE Union members, By now you have probably seen Nancy Dubuc’s email in response to the Wall Street Journal article published Tuesday evening regarding a leaked memo with some distressing info about potential layoffs and office closures. Titled Vice … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 21, 2020

This new telehealth service ‘Dialogue‘ will be available to all our members, including temporary and contract workers, as well as family members, dependents and retirees. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 17, 2020

The agency complements well the configuration of journalists across the province. Where large and small media outlets are not present, La PC fills the gap by supplying news.
For example, several daily newspapers of CN2i (formerly Capitales Médias) rely on la PC to cover government activities in the National Assembly and the Canadian Parliament. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 16, 2020

We are very glad that the government listened to our request, and the requests of others, to expand the program. This should be a big help for many media workers in temporary, part-time or freelance jobs.
Now let’s hope this leads to structural change to create more full-time jobs and provide stability and employment standards to precarious workers. Read more »

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