Mediation for the BC waterfront as Government hopes to avoid any labour disrupti

They may have only recently ratified the current agreement, but with it’s expiry date coming up at the end of March, the Federal Government is taking steps to try and keep the freight flowing through British Columbia’s ports as the negotiation process begins anew.

With a history of long and at times confrontational negotiations to look back on, Mediators Ted Hughes and John Rooney, have been tasked to navigate the labour negotiations to come in order to avoid any disruption to the tentative economic recovery for the West coast shipping industry…

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