Radio & Television

CBC outlines latest offer to union; formal talks to resume

OTTAWA – The CBC has revealed the details of its latest offer to the union that precipitated the two-week-old lockout, as both sides gear up to resume formal negotiations on Wednesday.The corporation says on Aug. 11, it gave its second comprehensive offer to the Canadian Media Guild containing proposals on all financial items, including general wage increases, payments for reclassifying positions, and retroactive payments. The CBC says it’s committed to spending $17.4 million in retroactive payments and wage increases to offset job evaluation, which in some cases would alter pay scales. Of that amount, $15 million would be retroactive payments...