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By CMG  •  Posted on April 29, 2014

Revenue Group management recently met with employees to discuss the plan for the restructuring. Issues such as a reduction in staff, job classifications, pay and jurisdiction between the bargaining units were discussed. These are all issues covered by the collective … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 10, 2014

Canadian Media Guild leaders across the country are preparing to help members deal with the new round of layoffs announced today. A total of 657 positions will be lost over the next two years as the public broadcaster works to … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 19, 2013

by Jan Wong A student of mine, a freshly minted journalism graduate, recently asked to meet for coffee to discuss her new job. In addition to her duties as weekend newsreader at a local radio station, she had begun covering … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 4, 2013

Media workers have an interest in two recent reports documenting the rise of temporary, low paying, precarious work, and proposing measure to deal with it. Vulnerable Workers and Precarious Work, released this week by the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO), exposes … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 12, 2013

By now you have probably read several articles about the Toronto Star’s recently-announced plan to outsource its page desk and most design work to Pagemasters North America. As we mentioned in our earlier communique, the Star’s union has the right … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 5, 2013

The cuts announced yesterday by the Toronto Star are worrying, and we know this is a particularly tough time for people who are losing their jobs. For years now, organizations like the Star have been focusing their energies online. The … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 20, 2013

A decision by CBC to centralize local news graphic and design in Winnipeg and standardize the look across the country will affect 11 Guild members.  CBC informed the union that four new positions will be added to the two designer … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 17, 2013

The Guild has been advised that two editorial positions are being eliminated at Thomson Reuters in Toronto as a result of company restructuring. Thomson Reuters told the Guild that this is the extent of the cuts and there is no … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 17, 2013

Another 15 positions are being cut from the transmission department at CBC due to federal budget cuts and the shutdown of analog TV. This completes the 60 job cuts announced in 2009 and also affects 7 employees hired on a … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 21, 2012

We have met with TVO management to discuss recent announcements about job cuts and restructuring in relation to our members’ rights under the collective agreement. At this time, we know that although nine of our members have received redundancy notices, … Read more »

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