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

To:          TEAM-IFPTE Local 161 Members
From:     TEAM Office
Date:       February 17, 2017
Re:          New and Noteworthy


-       Wage Increase: Effective Monday, February 20th you will receive a 2% pay increase, the second of three annual increases negotiated during the 2016 round of negotiations.

-       MTS Sale:  Members have asked if the Collective Agreement and certain Articles will remain in force when the sale to BCE closes on March 17th.  Yes it will, including any and all rights pertaining to transfers between headquarters, severance, and the VRTIP.

-       New Collective Agreement: Booklets and Take-a-Break coffee cards will be available for pickup next week at the following Winnipeg locations:

              Booklets and coffee cards will be mailed directly to members working in the rest of the province.

TEAM-IFPTE Local 161
204-984-9470 or 1-877-984-9470