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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 October 9, 2014

While factual TV employers are coming together to explore production partnerships at the Real Screen conference in London, UK, so too are the sector’s trade unions – including the CMG. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 8, 2014

LONDON, UK – Unions representing non-fiction TV workers in Canada and the UK are joining forces this week to highlight the problems with working conditions in the sector. The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) and BECTU are delivering principles aimed at … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 14, 2014

A group of disrespected professionals, forced to the picket line after being frustrated by stall tactics at the bargaining table and being told that management can’t afford to bring their salaries closer to the average for their profession, despite all … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 3, 2013

On Monday, the federal government announced changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, pretending that misuse by some employers had led to the flood of people into Canada on temporary work visas. Wrong. The program has long been open to … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 16, 2013

The real problem is a program that drives down wages and incentivizes the exploitation of both migrant workers and those who were already working in Canada. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 20, 2012

Friday at noon, a delegation from the Guild joined the picket line in front of Bell TV in North York to support workers fighting for a first contract. They delivered a $400 donation made by the Guild at Shaw. If … Read more »

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