Cable & Telecom

Sasktel workers “prepared to take a stand” after collective agreement expires: union

REGINA – The union representing nearly 3,000 workers at Sasktel is hinting at “service disruptions” after negotiations on a new collective agreement appear to have stalled.In a statement issued Saturday, Unifor blamed the provincial government’s mandate of wage freezes and other concessions for bogging down negotiations with Crown corporation workers including Sasktel, SaskEnergy, SaskPower, SaskWater, the Saskatchewan Water Authority, Directwest, and Securetek."Premier Moe is steering negotiations towards a province-wide service disruption," said Unifor national president Jerry Dias, in the statement. "Crown workers have had enough. They're prepared to take a stand to defend high-quality Crown services."Billed as Canada's largest union,...

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.