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By CMG  •  Posted on September 24, 2021

The union at The Canadian Press has reached a tentative deal with the employer. This comes after members of the Canadian Media Guild in Québec and Ontario voted at 95% for a strike, earlier this week. The CMG would like … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 30, 2021

Toronto, Aug. 30, 2021– The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) has filed for conciliation in Ontario and Québec after bargaining talks with The Canadian Press (CP) broke down.  The decision follows more than a year and a half of talks between … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 23, 2021

Update   Collective bargaining between the Canadian Media Guild and The Canadian Press has effectively been deadlocked over CP’s demands that an increase in compensation, in any form, come out of the pockets of Group 3 editorial CP employees in … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 19, 2021

It has taken a while but collective bargaining is resuming at The Canadian Press today. We are hopeful that work done during the winter and spring has paved the way for a more co-operative approach and we will be able … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 17, 2021

Despite our repeated requests, the Company has failed to provide meaningful financial evidence to justify the deep concessions they’re seeking from you. Read more »

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 »

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