Radio & Television

CBC UPDATE: Contracting out language settled, but board statement rankles union

TORONTO - Agreement was reached Tuesday night on one of the most important issues in the lockout, the Canadian Media Guild said on Wednesday. The CMG and CBC management finalized the wording on the article on "contracting out." The article addresses situations such as the contracting out earlier this year of the publicity department (where most of the department was let go). “To be clear, it is not about hiring employees on contract,” says the union release. “The contracting out article sets out the rules and processes the Corporation must follow if it intends to outsource any of the work...