TVA Group Two basic agreements between the employer and the

TVA Group: Two basic agreements between the employer and the union

TVA Group and union SCFP-687, which brings together unionized employees of its Montreal, Quebec and regional offices, announced Saturday that they have reached two agreements in principle.

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Negotiations began in December 2023 and were conducted with the help of an arbitrator appointed by the Minister of Labor.

“The negotiations led to the parties agreeing on the parameters of the new collective agreements and on the remedies for the employees affected by the announcement of November 2, 2023,” said a joint press release from both parties.

Recall that 547 layoffs were announced in November.

“Both parties indicate that they are satisfied with the circumstances of the negotiated agreements, which allow them to address the major challenges facing the industry while maintaining excellent working conditions and ensuring high-quality journalistic reporting throughout Quebec,” both parties clarified .

CUPE-687 and the TVA Group undertake not to comment further “until the agreements are submitted for a vote in the meetings of the two union units.”