Cable & Telecom

CEP says Bell’s concession demands led to rejection

OTTAWA – The craft and services employees who yesterday rejected Bell Canada’s latest contract offer by a 59-per-cent majority were in essence rejecting the concession demands put forward by Bell, concerning the extension of their work week, among others, said a union press release. “From the start, bargaining has been difficult because Bell is demanding clawbacks from our members,” said John Edwards, administrative vice-president, Ontario, for the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP), which represents 5,000 craft and services employees working for Bell in Ontario and Quebec. Edwards said Bell’s craft and services employees are rejecting the company’s...

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.