Collective agreement reached between the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the Syndicat des communications de Radio-Canada (FNC-CSN)

OTTAWA, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the Syndicat des communications de Radio-Canada (FNC-CSN) on reaching a collective agreement.

The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, under the Canada Labour Code, assisted the employer and the union in reaching an agreement.

Quick Facts

  • The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, officially branded as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Crown corporation that serves as the national public radio and television broadcaster.
  • The Syndicat des communications de Radio-Canada (FNC-CSN) represents approximately 1,619 on-air personnel and programming employees in the province of Quebec and in Moncton, New Brunswick. The union's previous collective agreement expired on September 30, 2012.

Quote

"I congratulate the CBC and the Syndicat des communications de Radio-Canada (FNC-CSN) on reaching a new collective agreement. Your successful negotiations show your mutual dedication to the important broadcasting service you provide for Canadians."
- The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women

Associated Link
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service

SOURCE Employment and Social Development Canada

For further information:

Andrew McGrath
Press Secretary
Office of the Hon. Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, P.C., O.Ont., M.P.
Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women
819-953-5646
andrew.mcgrath@labour-travail.gc.ca

Media Relations Office
Employment and Social Development Canada
819-994-5559
media@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca

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