B.C. poised to act in forestry dispute; strike is in eighth month

Members of the Steelworkers union stage a march and rally in Nanaimo on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, to ignite negotiations with employer Western Forest Products. Photograph By ANDREW A. DUFFY

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The provincial government could make a decision as early as Thursday on how it will deal with the longest coastal forest industry strike in history.

Labour Minister Harry Bains said Wednesday he expected to make a decision in the next 24 hours on how to proceed after mediators in the dispute walked away from the bargaining table.

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Source: Times Colonist

 

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