Cable & Telecom

Bell TV lockout illegal, maintains union

TORONTO - Bell ExpressVu illegally locked-out employees in a collective bargaining dispute, according to their union which cited a ruling from the Canadian Industrial Relations Board. The Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union (CEP) said Monday that some 100 Bell TV technicians, members of CEP local 79M, were given notice of lock-out on July 10 and told they were not to return to work during the 72 hour notice period.  The union and Bell have been unable to agree on a collective agreement, as has reported. "The Board has acknowledged that employees were sent out on an illegal lock-out", said...

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.