Cable & Telecom

Some Bell technicians are seeing hours and paychecks cut in half, says union

TORONTO – Unifor issued a press release Monday morning saying Bell Canada's move to suddenly cut the hours and therefore the pay for some of its members is unfair.“Hundreds of technicians working for Bell are categorized as part-time in name only, regularly working 40-hour weeks for many years,” explains the Unifor release. “Last week, Bell suddenly changed that, so that technicians across Ontario and Quebec are seeing hours and paycheques cut in half.”"This cruel tactic boils down to corporate greed. Bell has provided no validation for this reduction in hours," said Jerry Dias, Unifor national president, in the release. "Bell is...

Our industry and COVID-19

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