Cable & Telecom

Telus reaches tentative agreement with Quebec employees

RIMOUSKI, Que. – Telus Communications has reached a tentative agreement with its nearly 1,000 employees in Quebec, members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees. Meetings will be held throughout the company’s territory in late August so members can hear details of the agreement and express their views. The union’s leadership will be recommending that members sign the deal, which would expire on Dec. 31, 2009. Negotiations began in October 2005 and this agreement was reached in 29 days. The new contract maintains the “bumping” procedure for technological change and abolishing positions. It also implements an on-call program to meet...

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.