Customs will vote on a new contract by May 31

Customs will vote on a new contract by May 31

Canadian customs will vote over the next two months on an agreement in principle reached on March 29 , the day before the Easter holidays.

The union executive strongly recommends that its members endorse the agreement.

Local assemblies will be held in the coming weeks to organize the ratification vote. In Windsor, Ontario, home to the busiest land border crossing in the country, a meeting will be held in two weeks.

There are 8500 border services officers across the country. The Customs and Immigration Union plans to hold an electronic vote.

The employment contract of the customs officers had expired more than three years ago.

Adam Davis

Adam Davis was born and raised in Walkerton Ontario.  Adam has worked as a freelance journalist for nearly a decade and written for Rogers Media,  the CP and Sports Illustrated. As a journalist for Finance Analyst, Adam mostly covers community events and human interest stories.  

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