The Canadian Press

2011-10-12 | Canada Post Lawsuit

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On October 12th, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers launched a constitutional challenge of legislation forcing workers back to their jobs that was imposed in June to end a dispute at Canada Post. Union President Denis Lemelin called the legislation unconstitutional. (The federal government stepped in after 50,000 Canada Post workers were locked out by the Crown corporation following 12 days of rotating strikes. The union said the legislation violated the rights of workers to freedom of association.)

Date: 2011-10-12
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << so there's a fundamental principle here it's about the freedom of Association is a fundamental right is a fundamental right for all the workers to negotiate their working condition the wages and to negotiate for the future >>