Concerns raised over short time frame for rotation

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Many of Newfoundland and Labrador’s thousands of rotational workers are raising concerns about their ability to participate in the looming provincial election, with some saying Sunday they fear the timing of the vote may prevent them from exercising their democratic rights.

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On one Facebook group for rotational workers, established in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic when health authorities were rolling out special quarantine rules for people regularly shuttling between provincess growing daily., concerns about the pending Feb. 13 election have emerged as a hot topic. Many in the group are sharing information on how to vote by mail, urging their fellow rotational workers to be sure they get a ballot.

“I’m hearing a lot of frustration,” said Jeremy Howell, one of the groups’ administratorsclinical_trials. “We have our group that’s almost at 5,000 rotational workers. There are posts there dailyThe crowd attendin,” he said in an interview Sunday.

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