Cable & Telecom

Bell plans to lock out TV techs, union says

TORONTO – Approximately 100 Bell TV technicians in Ontario could be locked out starting this Saturday, according to their union. The Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union (CEP) said Thursday that Bell Express Vu served notice that it will lock out 114 members of CEP Local 79M starting July 14 after failing to agree on a collective agreement.  The union issued a statement saying that it is been in negotiations with the company since April 2011, and that earlier this month Bell presented “a non-negotiable offer” that was rejected by 88% of its members.  Some of the key issues are wages, wage...

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.