Unions & Guilds

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In brief: WGC ratifies three-year IPA with CMPA

Plus: Technicolor launches L.A. studio, Letterkenny-inspired beer hits shelves in Alberta and Ontario, and more.

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ACTRA, DGC launch anti-harassment helpline

The HAVEN incident reporting line will be available 24/7 for union and guild members, and will include confidential counselling services.

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CMPA, WGC agree to new three-year IPA

The terms of the agreement must now be ratified by the CMPA board of directors and WGC members.

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Marie Kelly named ACTRA National executive director

Stephen Waddell has announced his retirement from the role, which he has held since 1992.

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IATSE to represent factual workers in Canada

The North American union has partnered with media union CWA Canada on its Fairness in Factual TV campaign.

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CMPA, DGC ratify standard agreement

Under terms of the new three-year agreement, directors and crew members will see yearly wage increases.

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CMPA, DGC sign labour agreement

The three-year Standard Agreement now needs to be ratified by each groups’ members.

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Jill Golick named Women in View exec director

The former WGC president replaces Rina Fraticelli, who stepped down in March.

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Layoffs hit TFO

Updated: The Ontario French-language public broadcaster reports it has cut 19 positions across the company.

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DGC names new national exec director

Dave Forget replaces Brian Baker, who is retiring after five years in the role.

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WGC names Dennis Heaton new president

The Vancouver-based showrunner replaces outgoing president Jill Golick, whose term expired last week.

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Polley, Filiatrault, Nealon among WGC Awards winners

Meanwhile, Mark Ellis (pictured) gave a moving tribute upon accepting the Denis McGrath Award for Service to the WGC.