Telus contract ratified easily

Deal standardizes grievances, personal days
By Gordon Sova
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 06/17/2011

The outcome of the most recent round of negotiations between Telus and the Telecommunications Workers Union is in stark contrast to the bitter, 17-week strike they endured in 2005.

This time, the tentative agreement came about five months after expiry, but without disruption.

While the margin was strong at 80 per cent in favour, voter turnout was low at a bit over 20 per cent of those eligible.