After failing to reach an agreement, Unifor workers at the St. Lawrence Seaway began labour strike action on Sunday, October 22, 2023.
This strike of 360 workers will impact cargo shipments traveling the St. Lawrence between Montreal and Lake Erie.
We encourage those with shipments entering through the St. Lawrence Seaway to review your supply chain and reach out to your Freight Forwarder to confirm any potential delays or port diversions.
Unifor – St. Lawrence Seaway workers begin strike action
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Reuters – Canada’s St. Lawrence Seaway workers to go on strike, Unifor union says