Cable & Telecom

Bell strikers say HRDC is picking scabs

OTTAWA and NEWMARKET – Striking Entourage workers will picket the constituency office of Belinda Stronach, the Minister responsible for Human Resources and Development Canada, tomorrow (Thursday) beginning at 9 a.m. The technicians, members of the 162,000 strong Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada, “have evidence that HRDC is helping Bell recruit scab labour in order to break the strike,” says the press release announcing tomorrow’s photo-op. The 1,400 workers walked off the job near the end of March. Entourage is the technical repair, installation and maintenance division of Bell Canada. A copy of a letter sent to Minister Stronach...

Our industry and COVID-19

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