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 Quebec appoints a conciliator for negotiations in the public sector

Jacques Nadeau Le Devoir Hundreds of thousands of Common Front union members will walk out this week.

On the eve of the start of a series of strikes in the public sector, the government of Quebec announced Monday that a conciliator has been mandated as part of the negotiations with the Union Common Front.

The Minister of Labor, Jean Boulet, affirmed that he hopes to reach an agreement with public sector employees.

“I am announcing the appointment of a conciliator to achieve this as quickly as possible. quickly possible to a negotiated agreement with the Common Front unions,” he said on social networks.


The President of the Treasury Board, Sonia LeBel welcomed her colleague's decision.

“We are taking the means at our disposal to reach an agreement on as quickly as possible, she said in a statement sent to the media. This is why we welcome the arrival of a conciliator to promote exchanges with the Common Front. I thank my colleague, Jean Boulet, Minister of Labor, for acting quickly for his appointment.”

More details will follow.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

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