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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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2014 Unions and Guilds: DGC

Part 5: In the final post of the series, DGC national executive director Brian Baker (pictured), and DGC Ontario’s Bill Skolnik sound off on the most pressing issues facing their organization.

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Producers, DGC ratify new labour deal

The latest 2013 to 2015 Standard Agreement includes a 2% wage increase in line with other recent industry union and guild deals.

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CMPA, directors guild reach tentative agreement

Details of the new pact, hammered out after negotiations restarted in April, won’t be released until the agreement is ratified.


DGC Ontario names Bill Skolnik as CEO and top negotiator

Canadian filmmakers recruited the former VP of the American Federation of Musicians as their top lobbyist, replacing Ron Haney. (Updated with correction)