The Canadian Press

2011-02-22 | Que Stop Strike

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The Quebec government passed legislation February 22nd ordering an end to a two-week strike by Crown prosecutors and government lawyers, considered the first of its kind in Canada. In a show of support, more than half of the top officials in the senior ranks of Crown prosecutors tendered their resignations, but the government refused to accept them. Christian Leblanc, head of the association of Crown attorneys in Quebec, said that was an indication of how bad things were. (The back-to-work legislation boosted prosecutors' wages by six per cent but fell far short of their demand for parity with peers in other provinces.)

Date: 2011-02-22
Placeline: QUEBEC CITY, Quebec.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 23 seconds

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