Cable & Telecom

Union decries Bell cutbacks

MONTREAL – Bell Canada's largest union says contracting out jobs to firms in India by the company has to stop. The Canadian Telecommunications Employees' Association issued a release today (the same day BCE released first quarter results which said, in part, that cost-cutting is helping the bottom line) "denouncing Bell Canada's intention of cutting jobs and reducing the work hours of its employees in favor of outsourcing companies in India. The concern stems from the fact that the long term affect of this action is unknown," reads the release."During 2005 bargaining, Bell Canada increased the salary of most employees in...

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.