Cable & Telecom

MTS managers, workers vote for strike action

WINNIPEG – More than 1,000 unionized white-collar employees working at MTS Inc. voted Friday to authorize a strike action, the first in the TEAM-IFPTE Local 161’s 40-year history. The TEAM managers, supervisors, and professionals voted 82.8% in favour of a strike. They would not be able to legally go on strike until July 16. Negotiations between the union local and MTS have been ongoing since earlier this year. An MTS official speaking on behalf of the company told the Winnipeg Free Press, “MTS is bargaining in good faith with TEAM and our goal is to bring the collective-bargaining process to...

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.