Toronto Pearson Airport Warns of Delays, Disruptions Due to PSAC Strike
Toronto Pearson Airport has warned the public of possible delays due to federal public employees protesting outside the airport. Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) are on their ninth day of protest which is affecting services under the Treasury Board and the Canada Revenue Agency.
Over 155,000 members of the PSAC are on legal strike and have set up picket lines are key locations to put pressure on the government, in order to reach an agreement soon. This is the ninth day of the strike and according to the PSAC, the protest is part of an “escalation to pressure the federal government to address our key bargaining priorities.”
Because of the strike and protests, Toronto Pearson Airport has warned the public about possible delays and disruptions. In a tweet, the airport shared, “Passengers travelling through Pearson today are advised of the demonstration that may cause delays in accessing the airport. Leave extra time to account for the possible disruption.”