Radio & Television

Cineflix hit with class action suit seeking millions in unpaid wages for reality show workers

Insight Productions, Boat Rocker Media may be next, says law firmTORONTO and MONTREAL - Cineflix Canada, the producer of TV shows such as Property Brothers and Mayday, has been named in a $35 million class action lawsuit over unpaid wages by contract production workers.The suit alleges that individuals working for Cineflix who work through their own corporations and/or who are called "independent contractors" have been denied basic minimum standards under Ontario's Employment Standards Act, 2000, in the areas of minimum wage, overtime pay, vacation pay and holiday pay. Filed in Ontario court by Toronto-based law firm Cavalluzzo, the suit is seeking...

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.