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June 15th 2018

TEAM-MTS Collective Agreement


Downsizing of Manitoba Workforce Continues
June 14th 2018

Earlier today Bell initiated another downsizing of the Manitoba workforce.  Up to 13 TEAM positions are targeted for reduction in Residential Customer Solutions... read more


New and Noteworthy
May 31st 2018

TEAM-IFPTE Local 161 invites members to take a break and join us for a hot dog, drink and bag of chips, and to raise funds for the United Way... read more


Employment Opportunity
May 12th 2018

TEAM has a vacancy of up to one year for the full-time position of Administrative Assistant... read more


2018 Board Meeting Minutes and Reports
May 11th 2018

The minutes and reports from the May Board Meeting have been posted.


TEAM Questions BCE Strategy
May 11th 2018

Since May 2017 when BCE acquired MTS, the local Manitoba telco, over 100 TEAM positions have been eliminated from the Company.  TEAM sent IFPTE International Organizer Dave Sauer to the BCE shareholders meeting to raise concerns about the shortfall in the commitment BCE made to shareholders and Manitobans at the time of the acquisition... read more


New and Noteworthy
May 10th 2018

  • Take A Break
  • BCE AGM
  • It's Mental Health Week
  • Leaving Gifts

... read more


New and Noteworthy (April 12, 2018)
April 12th 2018

  • Voluntary Departure Program
  • Banking Vacation and Overtime Credits
  • TEAM Legal Assistance Program
  • 2018 Al Cerilli Scholarship
  • Union Office Job Posting
  • National Day of Mourning
  • Board Meetings

... read more


Call for Delegates to the 59th Convention of the IFPTE
April 3rd 2018

TEAM-IFPTE Local 161 will send up to two delegates by election to the 59th Convention of the International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (IFPTE):

Monday June 25 to Thursday June 28, 2018
(travel out Sunday June 24, return Friday June 29)

Harrah's Atlantic City
777 Harrah's Blvd
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

... read more


New and Noteworthy (March 2, 2018)
March 2nd 2018

  • Pay Increase
  • Voluntary Departure Program
  • Variable Pay / Achievement Incentive Plan (AIP)
  • Free Tickets to Fundraising Concert
  • Union-Bell Negotiations

... read more


WSN Women and Unions International Conference Call Series
February 26th 2018

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN:

You can now register for the first WSN Women and Unions International Conference Call Series!

Interested in hearing about women organizing in the workplace? In recognition of International Women’s Day, you’re invited to call in and learn about women’s views on unions, what issues are important to them and how they are organizing.

The call will feature guest speaker Jennifer Dorning, Research Director and Assistant to the President from the Department of Professional Employees (DPE), AFL-CIO. Her talk will touch on DPE’s research findings on the views of professional working women with insight into why women unionize and what issues are important to them. As well, WSN Co-Chairs, Tracy Miller from Local 160 in Ontario and Talaina Woodridge from Local 195 in New Jersey will talk about what women’s organizing looks like within IFPTE!

Register now and explore with us how professional women are organizing and changing their workplaces!

DATE: March 7, 2018

TIME: 2pm-3pm EST (Washington DC time)


Mel Myers Labour Conference
February 15th 2018

TEAM will send up to two members to the 17th Mel Myers Labour Conference, March 15 & 16,2018 at the Victoria Inn & Convention Centre, Winnipeg... read more


2018 Manitoba Federation of Labour Convention
February 8th 2018

The 2018 Manitoba Federation of Labour Convention will be held Thursday May 24 to Sunday May 27 at the RBC Convention Centre, Winnipeg.  Three representatives from TEAM will be attending, including one space reserved for a member from the general membership... read more


Dominick D. Critelli, Jr. Annual Scholarships
February 6th 2018

The International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers will be awarding three scholarships of $2,500 USD each to children or grandchildren of IFPTE members who wish to continue their education beyond high school.  Details of the scholarships, eligibility criteria and application form can be found here.

Applications must be postmarked on or before March 15, 2018.


Bell Let's Talk Day
January 31st 2018

 

Please visit the Bell Let’s Talk website: https://letstalk.bell.ca/en/


Workforce Downsizing and VRTIP
January 30th 2018

  • In the Media
  • VRTIP Tracking
  • Members in targeted positions
  • Members not in targeted positions
  • Trading Places
  • TEAM Meeting
  • Individual Discussions

... read more


Downsizing in Bell MTS - Enhanced Departure Packages
January 18th 2018

Earlier today, Bell MTS announced another downsizing of the Manitoba workforce... read more


2017 Board Meeting Minutes and Reports
December 31st 2017

The minutes and reports from the November Board Meeting have been posted.


New and Noteworthy (November 23, 2017)
November 23rd 2017

  • Meeting with Bell MTS
  • Annual General Meetings
  • Banking of Vacation Credits
  • Women's Memorial Lunch
  • TEAM Scholarships
  • New Board Meeting Minutes and Reports

... read more


New and Noteworthy (Sep 26, 2017)
September 26th 2017

  • TEAM Scholarships
  • Meetings with Political Leaders
  • Workload and Overtime
  • Annual General Meetings
  • Discount Program
  • Winnipeg General Strike
  • Unanswered Questions

     ... read more


TEAM-IFPTE Local 161 Annual Scholarships
September 7th 2017

TEAM-IFPTE Local 161 will award its annual scholarships to members and members’ children as follows... read more


New and Noteworthy (Aug 3, 2017)
August 3rd 2017

  • United Way of Winnipeg
  • Working in Wireless?
  • TEAM Member's Grandchild wins IFPTE Scholarship
  • TEAM Moving to Telus?
  • Board Meetings
  • Net Credited Service Date
  • Personnel Records
  • DC Pension Plan
  • DB Pension Plan Statement
  • Local 162 Achieves New Collective Agreement

    ... read more


Take-a-Break & United Way Fundraiser
June 1st 2017

Recognizing we are in a stressful time, TEAM-IFPTE Local 161 invites members to take a break next week and join us for a hot dog, drink and bag of chips, and to raise funds for United Way of Winnipeg... read more


Enhanced VRTIP
May 1st 2017

Today, Bell MTS announced that it is seeking to reduce the number of employees in TEAM’s jurisdiction... read more


New and Noteworthy (Apr 28, 2017)
April 28th 2017

  • Variable Pay Plans
  • NCS (Net Credited Service) and COS (Continuity of Service) Date
  • Mark Your Calendar
  • Board Meetings
  • Free Monitor

        ... read more


Dominick D. Critelli, Jr. Annual Scholarships
February 27th 2017

The International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers will be awarding four scholarships of $2,500 USD each to children or grandchildren of IFPTE members who wish to continue their education beyond high school... read more


New and Noteworthy (Feb 17, 2017)
February 17th 2017

  • TEAM Collective Agreement
  • Wage Increase
  • MTS Sale
  • New Collective Agreement
  • New Representative
  • Check Your Personnel File
  • Check Your NCS Date
  • TEAM Survey Results
  • Unifor Ratifies Agreement

          ... read more


Mel Myers Labour Conference
February 8th 2017

TEAM will send up to two members-at-large to the 16th Annual Mel Myers Labour Conference, March 16 & 17, 2017... read more


2016 Board Meeting Minutes and Reports
December 31st 2016

The minutes and reports from the September Board Meeting have been posted.


New and Noteworthy (Dec 21, 2016)
December 21st 2016

  • TEAM office staff changes
  • Collective Agreement booklets coming soon
  • IFPTE raises concerns about Bill C-27; changes affecting DB pensions
  • Holiday coverage

      ... read more


Workplace Bullying
June 30th 2015

   


2014 Board Meeting Minutes and Reports
December 31st 2014

The December 9th Board Meeting minutes and reports are now available... read more


Pension Lawsuit Implementation Plan Decision and Payouts
December 10th 2014

On November 3, 2015, Justice Bryk approved the Implementation Plan, and as no appeal of his Decision was filed, Defined Benefit Pension Plan members will soon start to receive their share of the award... read more


Pension Lawsuit Settlement Implementation Hearing
October 30th 2014

The Pension Lawsuit Settlement Implementation Hearing is scheduled... read more


DB Pension Plan Information Session Recordings
October 10th 2014

Recordings of the information sessions can now be viewed at the following links:

Current Employees Retirees/Former Employees


DB Pension Statement of Election and Estimated Benefits Declaration
October 9th 2014

It has come to our attention that a former Company employee is advising active DB Pension Plan members not to sign the MTS Pension Lawsuit Settlement Implementation - Statement and Election of Estimated Benefits Declaration... read more


DB Pension Plan Award Payout FAQ
October 3rd 2014

I’ve received a number of questions regarding the DB Pension Plan Supreme Court Ruling Implementation.  Following are the most frequently asked questions with answers... read more


DB Pension Plan Supreme Court Ruling Implementation Update
September 26th 2014

Late Wednesday, September 24th, TEAM signed an agreement to implement the Supreme Court’s DB Pension Plan Ruling, providing enhanced benefits equal to $140 million... read more


Joint Message from Unions, Retirees and MTS Regarding the Supreme Court Decision
May 9th 2014

Joint Message from Unions, Retirees and MTS Regarding the Supreme Court Decision... read more


Joint Message from Unions, Retirees and MTS Regarding the Supreme Court Decision
March 11th 2014

Joint Message from Unions, Retirees and MTS Regarding the Supreme Court Decision... read more


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