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Description: The federal New Democratic Party has introduced a bill that would ban replacement workers in workplaces covered by the Canada Labour Code.

Source: Canadian Labour Reporter

Date: 02/19/2016



Related links:

CBC story
NDP media release
Media release from the Steelworkers union
Bill C-234

Questions for discussion:

• Consult your text: what is a “scab”?
• Why do employers use replacement workers?
• Why is this such a controversial issue?
• Consult your text: Which industries are covered by the Canada Labour Code?
• What do you think: is federal anti-scab legislation a good idea? Explain.