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Leading industry associations call on federal government to prevent strike action at the Port of Montreal

(OTTAWA) – August 7, 2020 – Today, Canada’s leading national industry associations, including the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, the Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association, the Forest Products Association of Canada, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, the Retail Council of Canada, and Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters issued the following statement regarding the notice of strike action by longshoremen at the Port of Montreal:

“Our national associations, representing hundreds of thousands of businesses in every sector of the economy are calling on the federal government to facilitate a resolution to the ongoing negotiations between the longshoremen and the Maritime Employers Association (MEA) at the Port of Montreal.

Posted on 08-08-2020

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