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Description: Federal Labour Minister Lisa Raitt has intervened in a dispute involving Atlantic Canada airport security screeners, but the union says the move is “premature.”

Source: The Canadian Press

Date: 10/27/2012


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Questions for discussion:

  • What, exactly, has Lisa Raitt done in this dispute?
  • Why does the union believe it’s premature?
  • What are the issues in this dispute?
  • What is the role of the Canada Industrial Relations Board?
  • Based on what you have studied in this course and what you know about this dispute, do you agree with Raitt or the union?

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