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Vancouver Port Truckers Hold Off on Strike Threat for Now

(Jen St. Denis – Business in Vancouver)

Vancouver-area container truckers will hold off on any labour action for two weeks following a January 15 meeting between the truckers and B.C. government, said the head of one union that represents some of the truckers.

The United Truckers Association, Teamsters and Unifor were all present at the meeting, which lasted two hours, said Jerry Dias, president of Unifor.

“Ultimately we didn’t come to any final decisions yesterday,” Dias said. “The government asked for two weeks to get back to us to give a final position. We were hoping for some more concrete answers.” Click here to read more.