Cable & Telecom

MTS aims to cut costs through “voluntary workforce reduction” program

WINNIPEG – MTS wants to trim its workforce through early retirement packages, but says the move has nothing to do with its pending merger with Bell Canada.According to a CBC News report, MTS is urging 50 employees to apply for early retirement through a "voluntary workforce reduction”.  The program will affect information services, finance and warehouse jobs, and employees may apply until October 13, 2016.While the company said that the program will improve workflow and save money, the Telecommunications Employees Association of Manitoba (TEAM) says that it will result in remaining employees having to juggle greater workloads."It's become more and more...

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.