Cable & Telecom

Unifor says laid off techs recalled by Bell

TORONTO - Unifor and Bell Canada have reached an agreement to reverse last month’s planned layoffs of 76 Bell technicians across Ontario and Quebec.The union said Wednesday that both it and Bell have agreed to a memorandum that guarantees the full recall of all of the employees who received surplus notice on April 18 to return to work on May 6. The two sides also agreed to the offer of a limited retirement incentive offer to craft and services employees."When faced with these layoffs, Unifor members took collective action to oppose Bell's decision," said Unifor national president Jerry Dias, in 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.