Posts Tagged ‘CWA Canada’

Media Union Seeks Student Membership Co-ordinator (one-year contract)

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CWA Canada, the country’s only all-media union and the Canadian Media Guild’s parent union, has a great opportunity for a Student/Associate Membership Co-ordinator. This is a full-time, one-year contract based in Toronto and includes excellent wages and benefits. The successful [Read the full article…]

Beyond Journalism: Free mixer and panel discussion

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Thursday, June 2nd 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Page One Café, 106 Mutual St FREE! RSVP HERE Join us for a free mixer and panel discussion on using your media skills to find different types of paid work and to [Read the full article…]

Free Webinar – Tax Tips for Freelancers

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Keeping CRA Happy While You Do You: Tax Tips for Creatives Thursday, February 25 6 PM – 7 PM ET REGISTER HERE Everyone wants to do the right thing when it comes to taxes, but not everyone knows what the [Read the full article…]

March events for students and freelancers in Halifax

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CMG Freelance and CWA Canada Associate Members are collaborating on three upcoming events in Halifax. Two free training and networking sessions for students, freelancers and other media workers, and the third is an action in solidarity with the Halifax Chronicle [Read the full article…]

Pay Your Interns! 2016 Spring Summit

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A film screening and panel discussion sponsored by CWA Associate Members

CWA Canada Associate Members call for solidarity with Halifax journalists

Associate Member Steering Committee
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CWA Canada Associate Members are joining the Halifax Typographical Union (CWA Canada Local 30130) in calling on freelancers and student journalists to stand in solidarity with newsroom staff at The Chronicle Herald who could be on picket lines Saturday morning. [Read the full article…]

Livestream of Panel on Internships in the Media – Sat Nov 14, 11:30 AM ET

Katherine Lapointe
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At tomorrow’s CWA Canada Associate Member Media Worker Forum, we will be livestreaming a panel discussion on the role of unions, employers and journalism schools in ensuring internships in the media are non-exploitative and good learning experiences. Watch the livestream [Read the full article…]

Media Worker Forum

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We’re excited to be hosting a free day of training, discussion and networking for student, volunteer, and precarious media workers. Food and drinks will be provided throughout the day. FREE – REGISTER HERE WHEN — Saturday, November 14, 11:00 AM [Read the full article…]

CWA Canada makes recommendations to improve Ontario employment and labour law

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CWA Canada Associate Members appeared on Friday, September 18 before The Changing Workplaces Review to make recommendations for updates to Ontario labour and employment law. We argued that too many young and entry-level media workers are currently excluded from protections [Read the full article…]

Unpaid and Unreported: The Structural Violence in Media Internships

Amanda Aziz
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Prestige can be an alluring quality for some. For Susan,* a 21-year-old student journalist, the impressive alumni—such as Margaret Atwood and Michael Ondaatje—of the literary magazine for which she interned was one of the many reasons she decided to perform [Read the full article…]