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By CMG  •  Posted on March 26, 2020

Due to the unprecedented public health crisis, The Canadian Press and your union’s bargaining committee have mutually agreed to cancel meeting dates scheduled in April.   We will be back at the bargaining table as soon as possible in the … Read more »

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 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 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 August 10, 2018

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) members working at The Canadian Press (CP) have ratified the tentative agreement between our union and CP. The ratification vote was held Tuesday through Thursday this week, and 92.4 % of ballots cast were in … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 11, 2015

The collective agreement between the Canadian Media Guild and Canadian Press is now online. Hard copies of the agreement are also being shipped to all bureaus. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 19, 2015

We’re happy to announce that Guild members working at The Canadian Press have ratified the new four-year collective agreement. The ratification vote passed by a margin of 74.7%. The company is already working to make payment of the signing bonus, … Read more »

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