Longshoremen to carry one other strike at Port of Montreal subsequent week

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A labour dispute on the Port of Montreal continues between the Affiliation des employeurs maritimes (AEM) and longshoremen’s union, also referred to as the Syndicat des débardeurs du Port de Montréal.

On Friday morning, union president Martin Lapierre despatched the AEM a strike discover asserting the whole stoppage of labor on two terminals of the Tremont firm from Monday, Aug. three at 7 a.m. till Friday, Aug. 7 at 6:59 a.m.

A complete of 355 longshoremen, head foremen and upkeep staff are concerned.

Members of the longshoremen’s union started a four-day strike final Monday morning that was to finish Friday morning at 6:59 a.m.

Union adviser Michel Murray defined this week that the dispute was primarily concerning the work schedules of longshoremen and mentioned he believed the strike would put strain on the AEM.

On Tuesday night, Native 1657 of the Affiliation internationale des débardeurs (AID) handed a strike discover to the AEM. In keeping with the union, the stalemate pertains to job safety and the jurisdiction of union members’ duties.