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Unifor president wants renewed footing

July 4, 2014 – The national president of Unifor, which represents 21,000 forestry workers and recently negotiated a deal with Resolute Forest Products has called for a reinstated National Forestry Council in a letter published in The Montreal Gazette.

In the letter, Jerry Dias says this National Forestry Council should have a specific mandate to investigate and make recommendations on all issues involving the forestry sector and with the full participation of the provincial governments.

To read the opinion column, go to www.montrealgazette.com.