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By CMG  •  Posted on September 18, 2015

  CMG president Carmel Smyth and organizer Buffy Childerhose are appearing today before a panel reviewing Ontario labour and employment law to make recommendations on how to improve employment standards and make it easier for workers, including freelancers, to form … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 19, 2015

Don’t believe BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti. Digital journalists south of the border are finding that unions are indeed for them. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 18, 2015

CMG Freelance is advising freelance writers across Canada not to accept work from Yellow Pages that pays in the range of 6 to 9 cents per word. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 9, 2015

The Canadian Media Guild has an exciting part-time opportunity for the right candidate to make a difference in both the union and Factual TV worlds. We are seeking an energetic and self-motivated Organizer for our Fairness in Factual TV Campaign, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 2, 2015

Today the Canadian Media Guild launches a new public service announcement about why we need better and safer working conditions in factual TV. Please watch and share the video to boost our campaign for #fairnessinfactual. The video follows the release … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 10, 2015

The Canadian Media Guild is sickened by the news that 10 people, cast and crew of French reality TV series Dropped, were killed in a helicopter crash yesterday in Argentina. The union is organizing with reality TV workers to improve health … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 4, 2015

By guest blogger Karen Wirsig You’re in a job you should love with a friendly boss who sits a couple of desks over in your bright, open-concept office and buys everyone dinner once a week. Most of your friends who … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 5, 2015

Got freelancer questions, problems, advice or information to share? Have tips on gigs or potential collaboration? Looking for some freelancer conversation or camaraderie? Through the ‘Lancer, we can help… each other. CMG Freelance has launched a members-only email list where you can … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 24, 2014

By Dan Speerin “Please Like. Please Subscribe. Please Share. Please Donate. Just… Please”! I am an internet creator and this is my gospel. My postal code may say Toronto, but I’m from the internet. When it comes to the fight … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 10, 2014

In our latest survey of factual TV workers, we got enough data to provide weekly pay ranges for five job categories and daily pay ranges for three: We hope workers can use these pay ranges to help in their negotiations … Read more »

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