Posted by & filed under Chapter 13 - Future Issues, Chapter 8 - The Collective Bargaining Process, Chapter 9 - Strikes and Lockouts.

Description: Members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers began rotating strikes following the expiration of 72-hour strike notice.


Date: 06/03/2011


Related links:

Question for discussion:

  • What is the difference between a rotating strike and a normal strike?
  • Why would a union choose to hold rotating strikes rather than an all-out strike?
  • List some of the considerations that would go into a decision to hold a rotating strike.
  • Read the letter to the editor and the opinion piece above. Which arguments do you find the most persuasive?
  • Are there significant points that the two writers don’t address?


  1.  Canada Post reduces deliveries : Wiley Industrial Relations Updates

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *