The Canadian Media Guild’s bargaining committee reached a tentative agreement with the CBC earlier this month. Highlights of the tentative agreement as it relates to freelancers are as follows:

The proposed agreement will provide more clarity to distinguish between the various types of freelance engagements. The CMG will have access to additional contact information for freelancers to improve communication about their rights. As well, we negotiated freelance rate increases in line with the across-the-board wage increases for other members.

You can find more information about the CMG’s tentative agreement with CBC on the CMG website.

If you have any questions about the contracts you’ve been given for your freelance work at CBC, you can email CMG Freelance president Don Genova anytime at freelance@cmg.ca.

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