Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Montreal Police Put Away Pajamas, Camouflage Pants After Deal Struck

Photo: Police took to wearing camo pants on the job in the summer of 2008. (CBC)

From The CBC:

Montreal police are hanging up their camouflage pants after reaching a deal to settle their contract dispute through arbitration.

Officers have been wearing red caps, camo pants, jeans and sometimes pyjamas since last summer as a pressure tactic in their ongoing labour dispute with the City of Montreal.

The union representing officers — the Police Brotherhood — has agreed to settle the dispute with binding retroactive arbitration covering the time period elapsed since the force's contract expired in January 2007.

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