Campaign News

October 13, 2021

Highlights of the Collective Agreement between Cineflix and the Factual Television Joint Council

Following two years of negotiations, a draft collective agreement has been negotiated between Cineflix and the Factual Television Joint Council! Present on behalf of the council were representatives from CWA Canada, IATSE, and workers from the factual TV industry. The collective agreement forms part of the proposed settlement to the class action lawsuit filed against Cineflix in 2018.

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March 12, 2020

Ottawa urged to support entertainment workers impacted by COVID-19

Entertainment unions CWA Canada, IATSE, ACTRA and DGC are calling on the federal government to extend EI supports to all workers impacted by the pandemic, including the many workers in our sector who are not classified as employees. The following letter was just sent to the Minister of Health and the Minister of Employment, Workforce Inclusion, Disability Inclusion.

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January 29, 2020

Wondering what's happening with Kew Media? So are we.

The CWA Canada/IATSE Fairness in Factual TV Campaign is seeking assurances from Kew Media Group that it will deal fairly with the dozens of showrunners, writers, editors and other crew as it struggles with a strategic review of its assets and financial reporting difficulties.

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