Thursday, June 19, 2008

Union argues new laws prevent anyone from striking

article by Angela Hall, Regina Leader-Post via IBEW 2067 blog
A national union is lodging a formal complaint about Saskatchewan's new labour legislation with a specialized agency of the United Nations, alleging two new provincial laws violate workers' rights.

The announcement Thursday by the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is the latest volley in the controversy over the laws passed in May, which have been criticized by organized labour and generally welcomed by business associations.

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