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Description: The union representing Toronto transit workers has gone to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, arguing its members should be allowed the right to strike

Source: The Toronto Star

Date: 10/26/2015


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Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the union’s argument.
  • What is the government’s response?
  • Read Prof. Doorey’s blog post. How has the Supreme Court of Canada’s view on the right to strike changed over the years?
  • How does the court decide whether an essential services law is constitutional?
  • Do you think the Toronto Transit Commission Labour Disputes Resolution Act is unconstitutional? Explain.