Radio & Television

Union requests mediator in talks with APTN

TORONTO - The Canadian Media Guild is asking the federal labour minister to appoint a conciliator to help settle a number of issues that remain unresolved in negotiating a new collective agreement for editorial staff at APTN. Bargaining on key fundamental issues has come to an impasse, says the union, "Management continues to propose to tie employee progression on the salary scales to its flawed performance review system. Under APTN’s proposal, if an employee was graded 'unsatisfactory' in just one category of their annual performance review, they would not be entitled a salary increase," says the union. "If an employee was...

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.