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Description: After a 20-day strike, the University of Manitoba Faculty Association and the university have agreed on a new contract.

Source: The Toronto Star

Date: 11/22/2016

Link: https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2016/11/22/university-of-manitoba-strike-is-over-after-union-votes-for-deal-monday-night.html

Related links:

Earlier story
Analysis by student Zach Fleisher
The University of Manitoba
The faculty association
The previous collective agreement

Questions for discussion:

• What did each of the two sides give up in the new collective agreement?
• What did they get in return?
• Read the essay by student Zach Fleisher above. What do you think of his arguments? Discuss.
• How would an industrial dispute at your school affect you?

 

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