June 5, 2023

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The construction strike was averted

The construction strike was averted

The strike in the construction sector was avoided because an agreement was reached in principle between the Union Alliance and the employers’ party on Wednesday.

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“After intensive sessions at the bargaining tables, negotiations are now over and the strike can be averted. We have in principle hand agreements,” Alliance confirmed on its Facebook page the structure of de la.

The group, which protects the interests of about 200,000 construction workers, has been calling for a strike since May 21. Although negotiations took place, the union sought to allow for negotiations.

However, some part of the dispute goes to mediation, TVA Novelles learned.

The Association of Professional Construction and Housing of Quebec (APCHQ) welcomed the announcement in a press release, “Receiving a strong basis for the future stability of the pension fund and the workers’ group insurance scheme.”

It is also expected that this agreement, which has filtered out some details, will take into account the realities of the residential sector.

The employer negotiating agent in the case, the Association de la Construction du Quebec (ACQ), said it was happy to have signed the first construction contract since 2010 without a labor dispute.

“While the construction sector is facing many major problems such as rising physical costs and labor shortages, we are now able to dedicate all our efforts to Quebec’s economic recovery,” the ECQ President assured in writing. , Jean-Franకోois Arbor, emphasizing the passion and dedication of the workers in this field.

In addition, the owners’ party has confirmed that the content of the contract will remain confidential until approved.

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