Radio & Television

Channel Zero, union, reach settlement over CHCH 2015 restructuring

HAMILTON – Channel Zero, the parent company of CHCH, announced Monday afternoon that it has reached a final settlement with Unifor, which had been fighting for compensation for members terminated in December 2015 when the company restructured the Hamilton-based TV station.The total settlement amount of $1,000,001 will be paid out over two years and is earmarked to pay wages, termination pay and severance pay owing to the former employees, the company said in a statement.Readers will remember the station drastically cut employees and programming as it faced a severe financial crunch (some programming has since been re-introduced). At the time,...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.