Unions storm city hall to bring attention to pension conflict

2014-08-19T20:29:30-07:00August 19th, 2014|Categories: Pension Reform|Tags: , |

Montreal firefighters and their supporters trashed city hall Monday evening to show their outrage with legislation that would alter their contracts. Hundreds of city workers stormed the building, throwing water, setting off smoke bombs, and chasing councillors from rooms. Security guards whisked Mayor Denis Coderre from room to room in an attempt to avoid the mob when the crowd of placard-wielding demonstrators stormed council chambers just after 6:45 p.m. […]