Cable & Telecom

Crown workers at SaskTel ratify collective agreement

REGINA — After several weeks of voting, Unifor members working at SaskTel have ratified a new collective agreement. Crown workers at SaskEnergy, SaskPower, SaskWater, DirectWest and SecureTek have also done the same.Nearly 5,000 Unifor members working at the Crown corporations in Saskatchewan were on strike between September 30 and October 19. SaskTel’s unionized employees returned to work on October 22 after their Unifor bargaining committee signed a tentative agreement. The new five-year collective agreements include a net increase in spending beyond the 5% cap originally imposed by the provincial government.“Unifor members took historic direct action to get a contract they...

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.