Aliant trying to lure 120 to retire

Following the lead of parent Bell Canada, which is trying to cut staff, Bell Aliant is offering a voluntary retirement incentive to a limited number of its unionized senior front-line employees in Atlantic Canada. “I am very pleased that we have been able to work with our union to meet our shared interests,” Karen Sheriff, Aliant president and CEO, said in a news release. “This voluntary program allows us to maintain our cost competitiveness and efficiency, sustain strong customer service and, at the same time, provide some of our most senior employees with an opportunity to retire earlier than planned.”

The offer provides a financial incentive to

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Howard Solomon
Howard Solomon
Currently a freelance writer, I'm the former editor of and Computing Canada. An IT journalist since 1997, I've written for several of ITWC's sister publications including and Computer Dealer News. Before that I was a staff reporter at the Calgary Herald and the Brampton (Ont.) Daily Times. I can be reached at hsolomon [@]

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