Rights at CBC
By CMG  •  Posted on May 6, 2015

The National Grievance Committee met with the CBC at the end of April 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 three … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 30, 2015

By guest blogger Lise Lareau When people tune to the CBC – as they will – for the results from Alberta’s exciting election on Tuesday, they should be aware that nearly every videographer working on the show has a layoff … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 16, 2015

The CMG welcomes the recommendations for action to ensure the workplace is safe and harassment-free contained in the report released by CBC management today on the investigation into workplace allegations against Jian Ghomeshi. “We support all efforts that ensure our … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 16, 2015

CMG leaders are meeting with affected members across the country as CBC management implements its latest round of programming and job cuts and delivers redundancy notices. In total, 241 CMG positions are eliminated this time around for a total of … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 9, 2015

1,300 people laid-off in one year – the worst year since the arrival of the Conservatives. The rate of layoffs is absurd and is endangering the very existence of the public broadcaster. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 9, 2015

CBC employees have made great sacrifices in the past few years as the corporation continues to address its fiscal challenges. CBC’s unions have worked with management to try and ensure programming and jobs are maintained in an environment that is … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 2, 2015

As a result of recent events, the CMG has been trying to find more effective ways to help members who suffer harassment at work. While formal complaints of sexual harassment are rare, we have learned some of the obstacles that … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 26, 2015

The CBC’s announcement today that it is cutting 244 jobs across the country, mostly in news programming, is deeply disturbing. This “2020 update “ continues to diminish the capacity of the public broadcaster to do quality journalism, and serve Canadians … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 19, 2015

SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS BY FRIDAY, MARCH 27 – Update on the review of the Broadcast Technology Career Structure (BTCS) The current collective agreement provides for a sub-committee of the National Joint Committee that is mandated to review all aspects of … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 3, 2015

This is what dismantling looks like: Recent media reports about plans to sell CBC/Radio-Canada’s offices and studios across the country are disturbing as they come on the heels of a series of other crippling decisions by management. In just a few … Read more »

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