CBC Grievance Committee Reports
By CMG  •  Posted on July 14, 2011

The outgoing committee worked effectively to reduce the number of grievances so we can now focus on improving the process in order to avoid creating a backlog of grievances in the future.  The joint committee established a statement of “Principles and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 30, 2010

The Guild and CBC management have settled a number of thorny issues in recent months related to pay equity, accommodating the return to work after a disability leave and the discipline process. The settlements are the result of open and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 6, 2009

The Guild filed a grievance with the Corporation this summer for failing to post a job before filling the vacancy, in this case with an outside candidate. The union is still in talks with the Corporation to settle the grievance. … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 28, 2009

Following Thursday’s announcement that CBC will seek proposals in November to buy assets related to the transmission of its TV and radio signals, the Guild asked for a high-level meeting to get more information. The announcement states that “the CBC-owned … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 21, 2009

The Guild’s executive committee at CBC is pleased to announce that Pam Petrin and Turk Chan have been appointed to the union’s National Grievance Committee. Pam is a producer in Edmonton and has been involved for five years in her … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 30, 2009

The national grievance committee at CBC has met three times since the new collective agreement was negotiated at the beginning of the year and resolved almost all of the outstanding disputes. This has been the most successful period in recent … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 23, 2008

Got a meeting with management? It’s always a good idea to talk to the union before going to a meeting with management. As well, you can bring along someone from the union to a meeting that could affect the status … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 25, 2008

CBC changes policy, wants to deny reimbursement for passports CBC has introduced a new travel policy that denies employees reimbursement for passport fees, even if the passport is required for their work. In the past, employees who needed a passport … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 23, 2007

Benefits for temporary employees: days off are not a break in service Temporary employees?who?qualify for benefits will not lose them if they are off sick or on annual leave, stat holidays, or any other type of leave granted to employees … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 15, 2007

Supreme Court confirms reinstatement of fired employee The Supreme Court of Canada has denied the CBC’s application to appeal a 2004 ruling by an arbitrator to reinstate a dismissed employee. The Court is also requiring the CBC to pay the … Read more »

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