CP Bargaining
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 »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 16, 2015

CMG members working at The Canadian Press will be voting to ratify the new collective agreement starting tomorrow. Our online voting system will be active from 9 a.m. Tuesday until 7 p.m. Wednesday (all times Eastern). Results will be published … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 9, 2015

The Memorandum of Agreement between CMG and CP management is now available – You can download the document here (8 pages). We encourage you to read it carefully. We will be holding in-person meetings in our larger bureaus as well … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 26, 2015

Earlier today your bargaining committee signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with The Canadian Press for a renewed collective agreement. The memo calls for a four-year deal. Here are some of the highlights: -Salary increases of 4.25% over four years … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 11, 2015

Your bargaining team spent two days in talks with CP management last week, and further talks are scheduled for the week of February 23. The two sides have moved closer on a number of issues. On the non-monetary side, we … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 30, 2015

We held face-to-face meetings with management on three of the four scheduled days this week. We spent a lot of time talking about how the company deals with performance feedback, and how we can better solve problems amicably in future. … Read more »

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