Canada border officers vote to strike, warn of supply chain disruption

Canada Border Services Agency officers prepare to inspect a red intermodal container.

Thousands of Canada Border Services Agency personnel have overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike – something that could throw a wrench into port, cross-border trucking, airfreight and international parcel operations. 

The strike could happen as early as Aug. 6, the Public Service Alliance of Canada and its Customs and Immigration Union said on Tuesday. The union represents some 8,500 CBSA employees, including officers serving at ports of entry across the country. 

The threat of a strike comes...

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