WINNIPEG, July 2, 2013 /CNW/ - In an unprecedented move, more than 1,000
managers, supervisors, and professionals working at MTS Inc. voted by
82.8% to authorize strike action. This is the first strike mandate in
TEAM's 40 year history.
The Telecommunications Employees Association of Manitoba - IFPTE Local
161 (TEAM), represents approximately one-third of the workforce at MTS
Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Manitoba Telecom Services Inc.
Negotiations have been ongoing since early 2013. The earliest a strike
can take place is July 16, 2013.
SOURCE: TEAM-IFPTE Local 161
For further information:
Bob Linsdell, Executive Director TEAM-IFPTE Local 161, Tel: (204) 984-9470, www.teamunion.mb.ca