A look at the day’s events in and around Montreal:
Société des alcools du Québec stores are open again Wednesday after unionized store workers went on strike Tuesday.
Simon Desjardins, an SAQ worker and union representative, said Tuesday’s strike showed the employer the union was serious, but said it’s still too early to assess the action’s impact on contract negotiations.
“There’s another day at the negotiation table” Thursday, Desjardins said. “It’s really then that we’ll see whether what we did will change anything,” he said.
The union says they will determine whether they plan to use their five additional strike days after Thursday’s negotiations.
Fifty-three deaths in Montreal were potentially caused by the record-breaking heat wave that…
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