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Is there a strike at the port of Montreal?

Transport strikes The 2020 Port of Montreal strike began at 7:00 AM on August 10, 2020 after Local 375 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (Syndicat des débardeurs du port de Montréal) walked off the jobsite. The local had previously voted for an indefinite strike.

Why is there an indefinite strike at the University of Cambridge?

The local had previously voted for an indefinite strike. The strike is part of a dispute dating back to 2018, when the union and management were unable to negotiate a new contract.

Whats happening with the UKs rail strikes?

What’s happening? After last-minute talks to avert them failed on Monday, the rail strikes that got under way this morning will be the biggest in the UK for more than 30 years. ( Here’s how the Guardian covered the last one, which ended with an 8.8% pay rise for rail workers.)

When are the 24-hour London Underground strikes?

As well as the 24-hour walkouts by members of the RMT union – happening on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday – a separate London Underground strike is happening in the capital on Tuesday. Photograph: Matthew Chattle/REX/Shutterstock

Why are workers at the port of Montreal on strike?

Longshore workers at the Port of Montreal launched a general, unlimited strike Monday morning, as negotiations with their employer remain in deadlock. The strike, which began at 7 a.m., shut down activity at Canadas second-largest port with the exception of grain transport and shipments to Newfoundland and Labrador.

Whats going on at the port of Montreal?

(Ivanoh Demers/Radio-Canada) Longshore workers at the Port of Montreal launched a general, unlimited strike Monday morning, as negotiations with their employer remain in deadlock. The strike, which began at 7 a.m., shut down activity at Canadas second-largest port with the exception of grain transport and shipments to Newfoundland and Labrador.

When will the longshormen go on strike in Montreal?

Striking Port of Montreal workers brave the elements to walk the picket line in Montreal on Monday, August 17, 2020. The workers have been without a contract for over two years. Without a change of heart, the longshormen will go on strike again on Monday.

What happened to the longshoremen of the port of Montreal?

The longshoremen of the Port of Montreal have been without a work contract since December 2018. They launched a first strike last summer, which ended in a truce that lasted seven months. Canadian businesses would be impacted just as the economy slowly recovers from the pandemic.

STAFF are going on strike at almost 70 universities in the UK for at least two weeks. Thousands of staff and students will protest against the cuts to teachers pensions. Why are UK universities going on strike? The University and College Union (UCU) has begun ten days of strike action.

How many UCU members voted for industrial action at Cambridge University?

Of 784 UCU members entitled to vote in the ballot on industrial action at Cambridge, 403 voted for strike action and 429 voted for action short of a strike. There are more than 1,600 academic staff at Cambridge, as well as research and College staff who also deliver teaching. Should I turn up to lectures and other teaching on strike days? Yes.

Why did UCU go on strike in 2018?

When are the train strikes in the UK?

RMT members on Network Rail and 13 train operators are taking part in the strikes which will take place on Tuesday, June 21st, Thursday, June 23rd and Saturday, June 25th. TFL has advised passengers not to travel after 6 pm if possible as a number of national rail, TFL and national rail services will be severely disrupted.

Why are train drivers going on strike?

Train drivers at eight rail companies have voted to strike in a dispute over pay (Picture: PA) Train drivers at eight rail companies have voted to strike in a dispute over pay. Union Aslef confirmed the news this afternoon.

Could strikes on the railways last until Christmas?

The RMT has suggested that strikes on the railways could continue until Christmas. Train drivers represented by Aslef are also expected to strike soon – and teachers and NHS workers could take industrial action too. On Monday, criminal barristers voted to go on strike over legal aid funding, which could see them walk out from next week.

What is the Network Rail strike all about?

The strike action is essentially about pay and conditions. The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) has claimed that Network Rail is threatening to cut safety-critical jobs (an allegation rejected by Network Rail) as part of its modernisation programme, which would also include an increase in working hours.

Separately, overnight strikes on the Central, Jubilee and Victoria lines are happening every Friday and Saturday until Sunday, June 26, the TfL website notes. Why are London Underground workers going on strike?

How many London Underground staff are on strike?

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