Resolute Forest Products cuts shifts at 7 sawmills due to US lumber duties

Forestry workers in Quebec prepare for the layoffs start, as a result of the softwood lumber dispute with the United States.    Starting Monday, Resolute Forest Products is cutting shifts at seven sawmills and delaying the start of forest operations that will affect 1,282 workers. Pierrot Fortin, who experienced such heartache during the last impasse in the early 2000s, is again preparing for lost income and uncertainty, The Canadian Press reported.    "Work stoppages like this are never easy," said the truck driver who hauls wood from forests in the Lac-Saint-Jean ...

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