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Customs agents clog borders

WINDSOR, Ont. -- A work to rule campaign by Canadian Customs agents has caused major backups right across the Canad...


WINDSOR, Ont. — A work to rule campaign by Canadian Customs agents has caused major backups right across the Canada/U.S border.

Customs agents are protesting because government hasn’t been willing to reclassify their jobs at a higher pay rate. They currently earn in the $44,000 range.

Customs agents aren’t allowed to strike, but the work to rule campaign includes such things as the refusal to work overtime. Canada Customs spokeswoman, Paula Shore, warns drivers there may be bigger delays to come if the labor dispute continues.


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