The Maritime Employers Association has announced that the longshoremen’s union will apply pressure tactics via a 72-hour general strike that will take place at the Port of Montreal next week, from July 27 to July 31, ending at 6:59 on July 31.
All terminals will be affected except for Oceanex services and the grain terminals.
No employees will post for new jobs and training will be blocked during this action.
The MEA noted it was surprised and disappointed by the notice.
Negotiations will continue today and the MEA is hopeful there will be further confirmed bargaining dates next week.
ll terminals at the Port of Montreal will have their gates open on Saturday July 25th, 2020 & Sunday July 26 from 7:00 AM to 14:30 PM to allow Truckers to pick up available containers.