Cable & Telecom

Bell threatens to shutter Expertech, says union

TORONTO – Bell Canada is threatening to close installation and maintenance subsidiary Expertech if workers do not accept certain concessions, the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union said Monday. CEP represents the technicians and clerical workers at Expertech, who are presently in contract negotiations with the company "and denounces the major concession demands put forward by management at the negotiation table," says the CEP press release. "After getting rid of 5000 operators and hundreds of technicians when Entourage was created, Bell is now threatening a complete closure of its subsidiary Expertech if the Union members do not accept the concession demands....

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.