Workers at Canada’s second-largest port reject deal, raising strike fears

By Allison Lampert (Reuters) – Unionized dockworkers at Canada’s second-largest port on Sunday rejected an offer from management, a union representative said, raising industry fears of a new strike following crippling work stoppages in 2020. A spokeswoman for the Canadian Union of Public Employees in Quebec which represents the dockworkers said the workers want to […]

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Analysis: Missing rail link, underused port: EU’s uphill battle to spend recovery billions

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: EU leaders hold a virtual meeting to discuss the bloc’s budget and recovery fund, in Brussels 2/2 By Gabriela Baczynska and Gavin Jones BRUSSELS (Reuters) – In 2016, the agency set up to ensure European Union funds are spent properly complained that the southern Italian port of Taranto was “heavily […]

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Mayor of major French fishing port warns of Brexit deal uncertainties

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: On board the French fishing vessel Nicolas Jeremy in the North Sea 2/2 PARIS (Reuters) – The Brexit trade deal still leaves French fisherman facing a host of unknowns, warned the mayor of the major northern fishing port of Boulogne-sur-Mer on Friday. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday, […]

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