By CMG  •  Posted on June 11, 2020

On Thursday, VICE completed a restructuring of the VICE Canada office that resulted in the layoff of 19 union members, more than half of our bargaining unit. We are greatly saddened by the loss of our talented colleagues as part … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 21, 2017

VICE Media has announced job cuts worldwide, with layoffs affecting some CMG members in Canada. As skilled and dedicated media workers, CMG members know that layoffs always take a toll, not only on those who are directly affected but also … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 7, 2015

Our collective agreement requires the employer to provide notice when looking at significant changes with great impact on working conditions, and must consult the union so the two parties can examine the reason and nature of the change, its impact. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 14, 2014

On December 12 The Canadian Press has presented its main bargaining proposals. Predictably the company is continuing to push for economic concessions from Guild members. The list of initial proposals is short but significant. The big target, once again, is … 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 September 23, 2014

The CMG is opposing the CBC’s plan to end in-house documentary production announced in June.  We are concerned that by basically closing the doc unit and relying solely on independent producers, documentaries on the CBC will skew toward subjects that … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 23, 2014

After several meetings with CBC, we are now in a position to give you information about how the Corporation will proceed with its re-structuring of the sales jobs within the Revenue Group. After CBC has determined the successful candidates for … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 23, 2014

On Thursday, The Canadian Press announced that it will reduce the number of employees based in Montreal and Quebec City. In an effort to reduce or eliminate the need for involuntary layoffs, the company plans to offer a voluntary departure … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 13, 2014

As the members of the CBC’s Board of Directors, you are responsible for the stewardship of a national public broadcaster with 70 years of proud tradition. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 5, 2014

In a speech delivered Monday to the Canadian Club of Montreal, CBC’s president and CEO, Hubert Lacroix, spoke of the harsh realities that Canada’s national public broadcaster is facing. Perhaps for the first time since he took on the job … Read more »

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