Health and Safety
By CMG  •  Posted on July 22, 2022

The Global Reporting Centre and the Committee to Protect Journalists launched a global survey to investigate the impact of disinformation and harassment targeting journalists. CMG is an advocate for stronger protection of journalists with employers and governments. As such, it … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 25, 2022

We have encouraged the CBC to be sensitive to individual needs through this return to in-person process. Members have told us – and we have shared with the corporation – the premium media workers put on maintaining the ability to be able to work from home in some regular schedule. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 20, 2022

We are pleased to announce Nicole Thompson as your new CP health and safety representative. The committee is made up of union members and CP management. It develops policies and monitors health and safety issues, conducts physical inspections of work … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 4, 2021

The objective of the survey is to get a better understanding of the state of the industry, the challenges, supports, and gaps that exist in support of mental health and well-being on the job. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 28, 2021

The union has been made aware of APTN’s announcement of a mandatory vaccination plans and are still assessing the protocols in the employer’s policy. We are also having our lawyers review the announced protocols to ensure no member’s health or … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 25, 2021

The Workplace Wellness Fund (WWF) was jointly created by Unions at CBC/Radio-Canada and the Corporation to provide financial support for employee initiatives that improve general well-being: physical, psychological, social, financial or otherwise. Typically, such an event might be a group … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 5, 2021

Journalism is a pillar of democracy. If journalists feel threatened doing their jobs, important stories may go untold, and democracy is undermined. In recent days, many Canadian journalists have been receiving particularly vile sexist and racist comments and threats, often … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 4, 2021

It is heartbreaking to see in this age and age the ugly, often violent, racist remarks aimed at many female media workers and journalists of colour. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 29, 2021

CMG welcomes CBC’s decision to acquire information prior to implementing a potential legally enforceable mandatory vaccination program. However the union urges extra caution as employers are legally required to protect the privacy of employees’ personal and sensitive health information. CMG … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 7, 2021

As the COVID-19 public health situation changes, many workers are being asked to return to their workplace. Employers can require employees to work in the workplace, as long as the required health and safety conditions set by federal, provincial, and … Read more »

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