Aug. 5: Citing workplace health and safety concerns, 237 cemetery workers walked off the job in the Toronto area. Their key issue: exposure to pesticides and herbicides. A Toronto bylaw bans the use of pesticides on all public and private property except in specific circumstances. But cemeteries, like parks and golf courses, are permitted under the bylaw to use pesticides and herbicides.
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