Cable & Telecom

SaskTel strike ends

REGINA — Unifor said Monday its bargaining committees have signed tentative agreements with Crown corporations SaskEnergy, SaskPower, SaskTel, SaskWater, DirectWest, and SecureTek, ending a 17-day strike by nearly 5,000 workers across the province.The details of the tentative agreements will be released following the ratification votes, which will be held this month, but all workers are expected back on the job Tuesday, October, 22.Besides pickets at SaskTel offices, Unifor members had been picketing SaskTel dealers across the province, too, asking customers to support locked out workers and take their business elsewhere.Unifor is Canada’s largest union in the private sector, representing 315,000...

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.