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Unifor rejects latest Sasktel offer, in strike position

telecom | 08/14/2019 6:25 pm EDT

The union representing employees at Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corp. has rejected the latest contract offer from the telecom and are in a legal strike position.  That means Unifor can inform the crown corporation that its employees have an intention to walk off the job, starting a 72-hour clock for Sasktel to hammer out a deal. The latest offer from SaskTel -- which stipulated that employees would receive no increase in their salaries until 2021, when a one per cent increase would be triggered -- was rejected as “totally unacceptable” on Wednesday, according to a late...