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PAFSO any update with the strike?

Discussion in 'Foreign Workers' started by bravia, Jun 21, 2013.

  1. Any update with the PAFSO strike? Are they back to operation? I heard it will slow down with the visa processing. Does it affect application processing in the Philippines too?
     
  2. Media Advisory - Canada's Foreign Service Officers announce additional pickets in Ottawa and escalated service withdrawals[/u]

    http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/1187123/media-advisory-canada-s-foreign-service-officers-announce-additional-pickets-in-ottawa-and-escalated-service-withdrawals

    As of today, all eligible members are striking in the following locations: Manila, Beijing, Bangkok, Jakarta, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Chongqing and Astana. Immigration officers are striking in Delhi, Chandigarh, London, Moscow and Mexico City. In Tokyo, economic officers are also on strike. Additional withdrawals of service are impacting dozens of divisions at CIC and DFAIT headquarters in Ottawa
     
  3. Latest Update on 25th June - h ttp://www.pafso.com/news_releases.php?newsID=154
     
  4. http://www.ottawacitizen.com/travel/Diplomats+strike+causing+visa+backlog+that+hurting+tourism/8595300/story.html
     
  5. Thanks for the update kaanva and rhelabs.
    I hope both parties will be happy with the result of the strike. And operation will be back to normal. Which I hope no more delays and more catching up.

    Regards,
     
  6. Has the strike over yet or still it's on????? any one has update on strike...

    Regards
    Raj
     
  7. Guys ..... any updates with the strike?
     
  8. Hello.
    Please see links re: on-going strike:

    http://www.ipolitics.ca/2013/07/08/baird-mum-on-govt-position-during-encounter-with-pafso-picketer/
    http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/07/05/its-a-mess-effects-of-ongoing-strike-by-canadian-diplomats-widely-felt-and-very-costly/

    thanks,
     
  9. http://www.ipolitics.ca/2013/07/11/foreign-service-strike-could-continue-into-fall-union-rep/
     
  10. hi, does ottawa office also affected with the strike? this is so annoying!!
     
  11. Yes Ottawa is on strike too...
     
  12. hope too see some luck and good news
     
  13. Moscow office has been working. I just received request for to finalize processing my TRV application.

    I hope all will be all right. Don't give up! ;)
     
  14. -------

    you applied for what kind of visa?.. does anyone here knows if manila office is processing visa? thanks!
     

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