‘Nobody is Winning’: Quebec construction projects halt as workers stage general strike

Major construction projects across Quebec are on hold indefinitely after unions representing 175,000 construction workers launched a general unlimited strike following months of failed labour negotiations.

Labour federations and construction companies negotiated late into the night Tuesday, but were unable to reach a deal before a midnight strike deadline.

Workers in the industrial sector are asking for more stable work schedules, while salaries are believed to be the main sticking point in the residential sector. read more >>