Evening Update: One-third of PSAC members participated in strike vote, documents show

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Good evening, let’s start with today’s top stories: Only a third of Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) members actually participated in the union’s strike vote, according to details in a recent Federal Labour and Employment Board decision. The decision, centred around a complaint from a member of PSAC, included information provided by the union to the board on vote participation rates. Of 120,000 federal workers represented by the union, 42,421 exercised their right to vote. Amongst those who did vote, more than 80 per cent voted in favour of a strike. To date, PSAC has declined to share the...