Resolution No. 3 Combat Contracting Out and Offshoring of Good Union Jobs

Unifor National Will:

  • Support an organized campaign by Telecommunication Locals across Canada to combat contracting out and offshoring of good union jobs.
  • Support lobbying efforts to amend such acts, laws and policies required in order to prevent the

contracting out and offshoring of good union jobs.

  • Engage with government officials in order to bring the issue of contracting out and offshoring of good union jobs to their attention with the goal of preventing further erosion of the workforce in the telecommunications industry.

Because:

  • Workers in telecommunications industry are under attack and have been for many
  • Thousands of good union jobs have been lost in recent
  • Good, quality, reliable telecommunications services are essential to the Canadian
  • Contracting out and offshoring of good telecommunications jobs provides inferior service to
  • Canadians pay some of the highest prices for telecommunications services in the world and deserve what they pay for.

Respectfully Submitted by: Locals 1-S, 2-S, 7, 34-O, 42, 48, 81, 401, 506, 2000-A, 2289, 6000 & 8284