Cable & Telecom

Freedom Mobile employees reject contract offer, ask for renewed negotiations

WINDSOR, ON — Freedom Mobile’s customer care employees at its call centre in Windsor, Ont., have rejected a contract offer put forward by the company last week, the employees’ representatives from the United Steelworkers (USW) union announced Friday.The employee vote took place Thursday, after a series of meetings were held throughout the day at a Windsor hotel. After reviewing the company’s contract offer, the employees held a secret-ballot vote and the offer was rejected, the USW said in a press release.The 185 employees at Freedom Mobile’s Windsor call centre joined the USW in January and bargaining talks for a first...

Our industry and COVID-19

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