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On Set Safety

Larissa LaFrance

The DGC BC would like to remind Members to be vigilant about on set safety. It's essential that each of you, as members of the production team, be aware of...

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Debunking Collective Agreement Myths: RSP Contributions

Alexis Hinde
Alexis Hinde

I know from experience that when you're working 80 hours a week, thoughts of retirement could not be further from your mind.

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Debunking Collective Agreement Myths: Promulgated

Alexis Hinde
Alexis Hinde

SO WHAT DOES PROMULGATED EVEN MEAN ANYWAY?

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2018 - A Year to Be Proud Of

Kendrie Upton
Kendrie Upton

As we prepare to celebrate the holidays and as 2018 winds to a close, I’d like to take a few moments of your time to insert a bit of gratitude...

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Debunking Collective Agreement Myths: Permit Requests

Alexis Hinde
Alexis Hinde

If a Member can't be found, it's imperative to submit permit requests prior to hiring a non-member in a Member category.

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Debunking Collective Agreement Myths: Residency Documents

Alexis Hinde
Alexis Hinde

Some of you may have noticed recently that the DGC is assisting productions on follow up with residency documents. What the what? Why is this happening?

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Debunking Collective Agreement Myths: Associate vs. Full Member

Alexis Hinde
Alexis Hinde

There's some confusion among the Membership about the difference between Associate Members and Full Members, and who can work in which positions with or without a permit. 

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Debunking Collective Agreement Myths: Stat Holidays

Alexis Hinde
Alexis Hinde

SO HOW DOES STAT HOLIDAY PAY WORK, ANYWAY?

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Debunking Collective Agreement Myths: WE ARE A UNION

Alexis Hinde
Alexis Hinde

"The DGC is a guild, not a union."

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National Day of Mourning - Saturday, April 28, 2018

Kendrie Upton
Kendrie Upton

National day of Mourning is a day set aside each year to remember those who have been killed, seriously injured or made ill as a result of their employment in Canada.

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