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By CMG  •  Posted on January 14, 2021

The Canadian Media Guild, CBC/Radio Canada branch is extremely pleased an arbitrator has ruled in favour of our member who was unjustly fired from his temporary job in Winnipeg, and in doing so has upheld the reasonable expectation of personal … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 12, 2015

The National Grievance Committee met with the Corporation in September to address the grievances that were referred to the committee for resolution. The committee dealt with outstanding issues from the past round of meetings and resolved four of those grievances. … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 25, 2014

We are learning from media reports Jian Ghomeshi has dropped his lawsuit against the CBC and the agreement is in the process of being finalized by the courts. The grievance that was filed through the union at Jian Ghomeshi’s request … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 4, 2014

The Guild met with Shaw management last week for our first joint committee meeting since the new agreement was reached. We wanted to bring forward concerns that have been raised among members about miscommunication and fairness in the Media Processing … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 10, 2013

Since November, the Guild and CBC worked through three grievances, including one  involving freelance fine edit fees. The CBC has now agreed to have all freelancers sign contracts. CMG reminds freelancers to raise violations of our agreement as soon as … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 6, 2013

This week, CMG settled a grievance with CBC involving a member of our Freelance Branch whose work had not been paid at the appropriate levels for several years.  It turns out the CBC had not asked the journalist to sign … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 21, 2012

The November 13 deadline agreed to by CP to respond to our list of proposed conversions to full-time status has passed, and we still have no indication of what – if anything – the company intends to do. The Guild … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 7, 2012

In recent months, the Guild and CBC resolved two termination grievances and one related to discipline to the satisfaction of all involved. The two sides continue to discuss four grievances related to discipline, freelance contributor compensation, and workforce adjustment. As … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 1, 2012

This week the Canadian Media Guild advised TVO and CEP that it intends to ask the Ontario Labour Relations Board to decide which union has the right and responsibility to represent employees in some job classifications, and who can be … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 10, 2011

We will meet with Shaw management next week to discuss the two grievances the union has filed in recent weeks. The first deals with the fact that at least four members are not being paid the minimum rates set out … Read more »

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