Dozens of staff at Ontario’s public broadcaster will return to work Monday after voting this weekend to simply accept a brand new collective settlement and finish a strike that is stretched on for practically three months.
TVO says the accepted provide features a wage improve of seven.7 per cent over three years — three per cent retroactive to 2022, 2.75 per cent in 2023 and 1.75 per cent in 2024.
The employer says it additionally withdrew numerous proposals that might have prolonged employment contracts past two years. It additionally says the brand new deal will increase entry to job alternatives for manufacturing employees.
TVO staff have been on strike for 11 weeks after strolling off the job on Aug. 21.
In early October, at rougly the six-week mark within the job motion, staff voted to reject what the corporate’s administration mentioned was its “closing” provide.
The Canadian Media Guild, the union which represents round 70 journalists, producers and schooling staff on the broadcaster, has mentioned its major sticking factors in bargaining had been below-inflation wages and non permanent contract work.
This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed Nov. 5, 2023.