Radio & Television

CBC UPDATE: Big issues still unresolved

TORONTO – While the Canadian Media Guild and CBC management talked all weekend long, resolving a couple of more minor issues, the ones that led to the ongoing lockout (contracting out and the job categories in which that’s allowed) remain on the table. A union statement on Sunday seemed somewhat positive, saying, “(d)iscussions continue to be constructive. However, there are significant challenges ahead, particularly in negotiations on employment status and layoff and recall.” The release put out by CBC management was a little more pessimistic. “Although there were discussions today, nothing further has been agreed to since Saturday. We only...