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Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) revokes union certification at Laurentian Bank
Wed, 21 Apr 2021 18:55 GMT

MONTREAL, April 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSX: LB) announces that the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) has revoked the union certification covering the unionized employees of the Bank, following the vote of its employees in favour of the revocation and withdrawal of the complaints filed by the Syndicat des employées et employés professionnels-les et de bureau, section locale 434, SEPB-CTC-FTQ as announced in the Bank’s press release dated April 21, 2021.

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About Laurentian Bank Financial Group

Founded in 1846, Laurentian Bank Financial Group is a diversified financial services provider whose mission is to help its customers improve their financial health. The Laurentian Bank of Canada and its entities are collectively referred to as Laurentian Bank Financial Group (the “Group” or the “Bank”).

With more than 2,900 employees guided by the values of proximity, simplicity and honesty, the Group provides a broad range of advice-based solutions and services to its personal, business and institutional customers. With pan-Canadian activities and a presence in the U.S., the Group is an important player in numerous market segments.

The Group has $45.2 billion in balance sheet assets and $29.2 billion in assets under administration. 


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