Cable & Telecom

TWU, USW reach tentative merger agreement

BURNABY, B.C. and TORONTO – The Telecommunications Workers Union and the United Steelworkers announced today the two unions have agreed to a tentative merger. The merger would join the TWU, representing close to 13,000 members working in telecommunications, cable TV and call centre locations in Canada, with the USW, representing 225,000 members in various sectors. The two unions began merger talks in July. The agreement, includes strong commitments to support bargaining, membership education, legislative action and bringing in new members in the telecom sector. “This is a merger about better bargaining power, about better service to members and about a...

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.