10/14/2014 09:12 EDT | Updated 12/14/2014 05:59 EST

Ronald Martin, firefighters' union head, suspended for 6 months for Bill 3 protest

Ronald Martin, the head of the union representing firefighters, was sanctioned for his role in the violent Aug. 18 protest at Montreal City Hall.

He received a six-month suspension on Tuesday morning.

He has been an outspoken opponent of the province's municipal pension reform bill.

More to come.