Archive for the ‘CWA Canada Associate Members’ Category

CWA Canada Associate Members Stand In Solidarity with CUPW-STTP


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The CWA Canada Student/Associate Members are throwing their full support behind the more than 50,000 striking postal workers that have been unjustly legislated back to work by this federal government.

CWA Canada Associate Members stand in solidarity with IATSE Local 58


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On July 20th, management at Toronto’s Exhibition Place locked out IATSE Local 58 workers, ending negotiations for a new collective agreement. This includes skilled workers who provide a variety of world-class services from staging to technical support for events across [Read the full article…]

Associate Members program welcomes new coordinator


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Canada’s free union membership program for media students, volunteers, and precarious media workers has a new leader at the helm. CWA Canada’s Associate Members program has brought Nasr Ahmed on board as its new program coordinator. He comes to the [Read the full article…]

CWA Canada Associate Members call for solidarity with striking college faculty: How students can support striking workers


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Full-time and partial-load faculty at Ontario’s 24 public colleges began strike action at 12:01 a.m. today (Monday, Oct. 16). Striking faculty, represented by Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), are calling for more job security for partial-load teachers and a [Read the full article…]

Media Mixer – Digital Security for journalists and filmmakers


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In an era of mass surveillance and targeted intrusions, how do we manage the threat to our privacy — and that of our sources — while still reporting the stories that need to be told?

Student/young media union members program supports recommendations of Youth Employment Report


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The CWA Canada Associate Member Steering Committee, which leads the CWA Canada Associate Member program, is voicing support for several recommendations suggested by the expert panel on youth employment. The panel’s report, titled Strategies for a New World of Work: [Read the full article…]

Media Mixer: Freelancer or Employee?


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by Shelley Pascual “We need these media mixers to get to know one another, support one another and more importantly, push each other to advance our interests collectively,” said Lise Lareau, a top union official for the Canadian Media Guild. Lareau [Read the full article…]

Media mixer in Ottawa on April 20

Media mixer in Ottawa
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Ottawa media workers, students and freelancers: mark your calendars for an exciting evening of mentorship and networking. You’re invited to a media mixer on April 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Clocktower Brew Pub (200 Elgin Street). CWA Canada associate members is [Read the full article…]

Webinar April 11: Cyber Security for Journalists


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This webinar will focus on tangible and easy steps reporters can take to secure their everyday activities online and off.

Webinar: “How To Go Viral Like A Journalist”


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The next in our series of professional development webinars is scheduled for Tuesday February 28, at 3:00 p.m. E.T.