Everything you need to know about the strike from November 21st to 23rd! Important information on picketing and access to the two strike funds!
On Monday November 6th all 420,000 public sector workers in the Common Front completed their first day in a sequence of strike days leading up to a general unlimited strike. Unsurprisingly we were all over the media! Here is some of the news coverage.
All across Québec, thousands of us were speaking up loud and clear. Our banners were high, our trumpets and voices could be heard from afar, and honking horns told us that people supported us.
Thousands of public sector workers with the common front took to the streets in 1972 to demand better wages and working conditions. On Monday, several thousand workers with the common front are expected to hit the picket line.
What APPA members need to know about the upcoming strike day on Monday! When to picket, how to register for the strike fund and other very important information.
For weeks now, management has paralysed all discussions at the sectoral negotiating table. However, in spite of this fact, we will be on strike on November 6th as a warning shot to the Quebec government, who is choosing to continually disrespect its employees.
Front commun representatives were extremely disappointed, though not terribly surprised, when they learned the contents of the offer tabled this morning by the Treasury Board. This offer is seen as an affront. Once again, the government simply doesn’t understand the problems experienced in public services or the urgency of saving a ship that is about to sink.
November 6 is the date on which 420,000 Front commun workers will go out on strike for the first time, for a period of one day. There is no doubt that the government is directly responsible for this first day of strike action.
The strike mandate, adopted by 95 per cent of the members of the unions, provides for strike days, isolated or grouped, before reaching the point of an indefinite strike.