The Provincial Council (International) and the FTQ-Construction have set up an information website for you, the construction workers. You will find a lot of information about the crisis we are currently experiencing.
We invite you to consult it, it will answer many of your questions.
It will be updated frequently, as developments occur.
To all workers who are members of Local 568 of the IBEW/FIOE
On March 23, 2020, in a press conference given by the Premier of Québec, Mr. François Legault announced the closing of all businesses deemed nonessential (construction) to prevent the spread of COVID-19 for a period of three (3) weeks, starting Tuesday, March 24 at midnight, or earlier if possible, and anticipating a return on April 14, 2020: “[…] la province du Québec fait une pause durant trois semaines (the province of Quebec is taking a three-week break) […],“ he said. Even if April 14, 2020, is the return date anticipated by the Legault government, it is still the duty of each member to stay informed through information networks.
Business Manager local 568