Cable & Telecom

Telus workers preparing to walk off job

BURNABY, B.C. – Hundreds of Telus workers and members of the United Steelworkers union gathered outside of company locations across the country on Sunday for picket training after their union and the telecom failed to hammer out a tentative agreement, according to a press release released yesterday. “Telus will not move off massive and unnecessary concessions they brought to the table,” said Donna Hokiro, USW Local 1944 President, in the release. “After months of bargaining, we tried to reach a deal through the federal conciliation process, but before Christmas, Telus made a unilateral decision to halt bargaining and walked away...