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Who will be in grè ve over the next few days in Quebec? | Strikes in the public sector in Quebec

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The first snowstorm, last Monday, did not slow down the members of the FAE, who demonstrated in large numbers.


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From Friday s' begins a new series of strike days in Quebec for nearly half a million state employees. Who are these workers on strike and when will they be? What impact will this movement have on services?

To the strikers of the Autonomous Federation of Education (FAE), who have been on the streets without interruption since November 23, will be added the members of the Common Trade Union Front, from December 8 to 14, of the Interprofessional Federation of health of Quebec (FIQ), from December 11 to 14, and the Union of Professionals of the Government of Quebec (SPGQ), from December 13 to 15.

Who : The Autonomous Federation of Education.

How many people : 66,000 teachers primary and secondary levels, prison education, vocational training and adult education in indefinite general strike.

Strikes in the public sector in Quebec

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Strikes in the public sector in Quebec

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Consequences : 800 schools closed and nearly 370,000 primary and secondary students on forced leave in the Montreal regions, of the Capitale-Nationale, Laval, Outaouais, Laurentides, Estrie and Montérégie.

Who : The Common Front, made up of the Confederation of National Unions (CSN), the Centrale des unions of Quebec (CSQ), the Federation of Workers of Quebec (FTQ) and the Alliance of Professional and Technical Personnel in Health and Social Services (APTS).

How many people :420,000 workers in the health and social services sector. The strikers are as much support employees of school service centers and the college network as office and administrative staff, professionals, computer technicians and analysts, technologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, beneficiary attendants, auxiliaries to health and social services, DPJ staff, etc.

Consequences:Students in schools and CEGEPs in Quebec will be deprived of classes, including those in English-speaking school boards. In health establishments, the absence of various employees should also be felt, even if essential services will be maintained.

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Union members demonstrate near the Rouyn-Noranda Hospital.

Who : The Interprofessional Health Federation of Quebec (FIQ).

How many people : More than 80,000 nurses, practical nurses, respiratory therapists and clinical perfusionists working in health establishments throughout Quebec.

Consequences : Essential services will be maintained, but appointments and non-urgent operations will be affected.

Who : The professional staff of 10 CEGEPs represented by the Union of Professionals of the Government of Quebec (SPGQ).

How many people : 760 college professionals, i.e. librarians, school information advisors, educational advisors, guidance counselors, psychologists, social workers, etc.

Consequences : Eight of the ten CEGEPs concerned have already announced the lifting classes on December 15 (Cégep de Sainte-Foy, Collège Montmorency, Cégep régional de Lanaudière, Cégep André-Laurendeau, Cégep de Thetford, Cégep de Trois-Rivières, Cégep de Jonquière and Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe), while two others have not yet done so (Collège de Bois-de-Boulogne and Cégep de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue).

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