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Montreal dispute back on as MEA and dockers go head to head

A labour dispute that has been simmering since the end of 2018 is bursting into the open again following a nearly eight-month hiatus with the Maritime Employers’ Association (MEA) and dockers both drawing the battle lines.

Montreal-based publication, the Maritime Mag reported that MEA had suspended the guaranteed income and job security provision, in the existing contract after the port “suffered a substantial 11% volume drop in March, caused by the uncertainty and anxiety triggered by the labour relations situation.”

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