CMG has created an “Award of Recognition” to draw attention to the plight of long term temporary workers at CBC. There are currently up to 1,000 temporary workers, working 100,000 hours a month at CBC.
The Branch Executive Committee has decided to extend the petition deadline to June 5 – Add your name to the growing list of members who urge the CBC to do better!
(Part of the CFG’s ‘Business of Freelancing’ Series) As a freelancer, being a “one-person business” can feel stressful and exhausting—but …
Please sign the petition by May 31.
We thought it’d be helpful to share this FAQ on teleworking at CBC/Radio-Canada so that everyone – including those who did not attend the townhall – has access to this information.
We have encouraged the CBC to be sensitive to individual needs through this return to in-person process. Members have told us – and we have shared with the corporation – the premium media workers put on maintaining the ability to be able to work from home in some regular schedule.
The Guild is pleased to announce this quarter’s educational sessions available for CBC freelancers put on by the Canadian Freelance Guild.
The CBC Branch of the CMG is accepting nominations until April 24, at 5 p.m. ET for our CBC Branch President’s Award.
We continue to urge the corporation to be flexible and acknowledge that, as the last two years have shown, quality work can be successfully achieved regardless of where your workspace is.
We have several questions moving forward.
The union continues to ask the corporation to clarify under what circumstances members will be authorized to maintain a remote working arrangement.
VIRTUAL training session focused on your rights as a temporary worker at CBC – April 8
Thursday, March 3rd: Tax Time for Freelancers – Thursday, March 17th: Understanding Freelance Contracts
Thank you to the numerous volunteers in CMG membership for their commitment and the countless hours they clock serving on committees, hearing your concerns, and meeting with management.
Here is a rundown of ongoing committee work, what we’ve achieved, and some of the challenges ahead.
We’ve been hunkered down for the last two years, waiting for the coast to clear, and sun to reappear. 2021 has been a series of environmental disasters, and a few hopeful turns. As we approach the new year however, we are left with the same lingering questions we had a year ago…
The Workplace Wellness Fund (WWF) was jointly created by Unions at CBC/Radio-Canada and the Corporation to provide financial support for …
Please read the committee descriptions and apply by Nov.3.