Strike for Canadian border workers on hold until Wednesday: union

OTTAWA — The union that represents 9,000 CBSA workers said Friday they won’t strike until at least Wednesday, as mediation continues.

The Public Service Alliance of Canada initially said border workers were set to strike as early as 4 p.m. Friday if the two sides hadn’t reached a deal.

But shortly after 4 p.m., a spokesperson for the union said negotiations would continue.

The spokesperson said later Friday that a new strike deadline would be set in the coming days and job action was still possible if an agreement couldn’t be reached at the table.

The federal Treasury Board said Friday it was pleased PSAC has committed to staying

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