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Description: The United Food and Commercial Workers union has taken out full-page newspaper ads addressed to Loblaw Executive Chairman Galen Weston Jr. on the eve of possible strikes in Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Source: CBC

Date: 09/28/2013


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Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the arguments made in the open letter.
  • Why do you think the union bought these ads?
  • Why do you think the union chose to personalize this dispute?
  • Do you think the ads will be effective? Explain.
  • Read the comments at the bottom of the CBC story. Which arguments do you find the most persuasive?


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