Three strikes, you’re out?

Three strikes, you’re out?

Champlain Lennoxville and Eastern Township School Board unions hold “human chain” rally, FAE union unlimited strike raises questions

By William Crooks

Local Journalism Initiative

A significant demonstration occurred in Lennoxville on Wednesday, Nov. 22, as members of three unions from Champlain College Lennoxville and two unions from the Eastern Township School Board (ETSB), all affiliated with the Centrale des Syndicats du Québec (CSQ) and the Common Front public sector union group, formed a “human chain”.

This event, which lasted from 10 a.m. to noon, centered around Lennoxville’s main intersection at College and Queen, and saw hundreds of local school staff waving placards and operating noise-makers to the supportive honking of cars passing by.

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