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Canadian feds file notice of back-to-work bill ahead of looming Montreal dockworkers strike

CA, 26 Apr 2021
More than a thousand employees working at the Port of Montreal, Canada's second-largest port, are preparing to walk off the job tomorrow over shifts. The strike action could cost the economy millions of dollars a day.

As Mike Armstrong reports, Ottawa is intervening to avert an economic disaster.

Labour Minister Filomena Tassi said on Twitter that forcing the resumption of operations at the Port of Montreal is the government’s “least favoured option,” but there is a responsibility to prevent serious national economic harm.

“We believe in the collective bargaining process,” Tassi wrote.

For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7790076/feds-back-to-work-bill-ahead-of-montreal-dockworkers-strike/

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