Residential construction in Ontario is getting back on track after a series of strikes virtually shuttered sites across the province throughout May.
With six of nine striking unions having recently agreed to new terms with employers, most workers are now back on the job – with high- and low-rise tilers expected to follow as they vote to ratify their new deal on June 2.
Local 793 Business Manager Mike Gallagher, whose members ratified new deals on May 20 after a three-week stoppage, said he wants to see a process put in place where workers and employers can raise and address issues before the bargaining process begins.
“I’m optimistic that we can do that and make changes where necessary,” he said.
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