We are pleased to announce that the CMG and CBC have agreed to a new classification and pay band structure resulting from Job Evaluation. The Job Evaluation system will be fully implemented on January 9, 2006.
We have agreed that there will be no “red-circling” as a result of the implementation of Job Evaluation, and therefore all eligible CBC employees in the bargaining unit will receive future wage increases regardless of where they are slotted in the new structure.
CBC has committed in excess of $2.1 million to permanently increase the pay scales. There will be a total of 13 pay bands in the future. Prior to implementation, by mid-November, employees will be notified of their slotting and classification under the new structure.
A total of 20 million dollars has also been committed to Job Evaluation retroactivity. Shortly after January 9, 2006, all eligible employees in the bargaining unit will receive a lump sum payment in recognition of the rationalization of the pay scales. In addition, employees in the bargaining unit whose jobs have increased in value as a result of Job Evaluation will receive a lump sum payment in recognition of the increased value of their positions under the new Job Evaluation scales. Employees who have retired during the Job Evaluation retroactivity period will also be entitled to payments.
More details will follow shortly.
Senior Staff Representative
Canadian Media Guild
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
PS: To learn more about the basic concepts behind Job Evaluation, click here