How diplomats’ strike went down inside CIC

Government documents highlight concern that strike would affect bilateral relations, employee morale.

Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
PAFSO members take their job action to the streets of Ottawa, in front of the Citizenship and Immigration Canada headquarters, in July 2013.
Sneh Duggal
Published: Wednesday, 06/04/2014 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Monday, 06/16/2014 7:39 pm EDT

The government was working intensely behind the scenes of the foreign service officers’ strike last summer to monitor the effects of the months-long strike. Delays in visa processing, employee morale and foreign media reports were among the government’s concerns, according to documents obtained by Embassy

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