October 18, 2021

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Port of Montreal Longshoremen will be sent a strike notice

Port of Montreal Longshoremen will be sent a strike notice

(Montreal) Syndicate des Long లాshoremen du Port de Montreal announced on Sunday that it had sent a notice calling for a partial strike.


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He will give more details at a press conference on Monday.

In a press release issued on Sunday, the union was asked to respond to a statement from the Maritime Employers’ Association (AEM) “to suspend certain wage conditions from Tuesday”.

Labor relations at the port were damaged.

In March, a strong group of union members rejected a proposal from the employer on Sunday, following months of negotiations and a truce in the wake of the renewal of their collective agreement.

At the time, the union did not plan to send out a strike notice, which was a necessary step to stop the work.

The offer was rejected in August 2020 following the expiration of a seven-month agreement between the two parties after the Longshormen went out for ten days.

In March, a group of businessmen said they feared another strike at a Montreal port, saying it would “severely damage the economic recovery”.

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