Radio & Television

Bell Media cuts some staff pay 25%

TORONTO – Bell Media this week reduced the hours of around 250 staff across the country whose jobs have been limited by the Covid-19 crisis, said union Unifor. Bell confirmed the reduction to but not the numbers. “Some Bell Media team members have had their hours reduced for the next four weeks to match changes in their workload due to Covid-19. They’ll continue to receive at least 75% of their salary and full benefits,” said company spokesman Scott Henderson in an email. According to the union, most of the reductions are to Bell Media employees producing TV shows (most...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.