Category : CWA

Here are the voting results from the  Victoria Joint Council of Newspaper Unions: TNG-CWA Guild              96% in favour of tentative agreement. TNG-CWA Mailers          92% in favour of tentative agreement. CEP Compositors             86% in favour of tentative agreement. CEP Pressmen                   73% in favour …

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Written on Dec, 05, 2011 by in , , | Leave a comment

Source: cwa-scacanada.ca Has your journalism advanced the Canadian public’s understanding of a labour issue? Have you been creative in telling stories about workers and their unions? Has your story had an impact on policy or law? The Canadian Association of Journalists is pleased to announce there’s now an award for that — the CWA Canada / CAJ Award for Excellence in Labour …

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Written on Nov, 01, 2011 by in , | Leave a comment

Source: cwa-scacanada.ca 2011.10.28 | CWA Canada Local 30213 | Canadian Media Guild Quebecor media outlets were all but silent today on uncharacteristically public accusations that it is waging a “dirty war” against the CBC. CWA Canada’s largest Local, the Canadian Media Guild, pulled no punches when it came to the defence of the public broadcaster, which has been moved by …

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Written on Aug, 22, 2011 by in , | Leave a comment

Source: The Newspaper Guild Members of CWA and IBEW at Verizon Communications will return to work on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at which time the contract will be back in force for an indefinite period. We have reached agreement with Verizon on how bargaining will proceed and how it will be restructured. The major issues remain to be discussed, but overall, …

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Written on May, 16, 2011 by in , , | Leave a comment

Source: cwa-scacanada.ca Windsor Typographical Union | CWA Canada Local 30553 A tentative deal reached between three unions and the Windsor Star mere minutes ahead of a Friday midnight strike deadline scored all-around thumbs up in ratification votes yesterday. The three-year collective agreement mostly preserves an enviable early-retirement provision that new owner Postmedia Network wanted to abolish. It was that stance …

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Written on May, 13, 2011 by in , | Leave a comment

Source: cmg.ca The majority of employees at three Saint John radio stations have signed cards to join the Canadian Media Guild (CMG). The stations are K-100, 98.9 Big John FM and 93 CFBC, all owned by Maritime Broadcasting System (MBS). “My colleagues and I love radio and enjoy working together,” says Gary Stackhouse, the host of the “Big John” morning …

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Written on Jan, 28, 2011 by in , , | Leave a comment

Organizer faces monumental task of growing the membership Source: cwa-scacanada.ca It’s day two on the job for Dave Bosveld and he can barely contain his enthusiasm for the monumental task ahead: Help to turn around the precipitous decline in union numbers across North America. He begins as Organizing Director for CWA Canada by blazing trails in relatively unmarked territory. Rather …

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