Supreme Court Ruling Could Affect Negotiations

In a 5-2 ruling, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that public sector workers have the constitutional right to strike. The case involved a Saskatchewan law declaring that employers and unions must agree on which workers are deemed essential not thus not allowed to strike.

It will be interesting to see what affect this will have on essential services negotiations, now underway, between the employer and the OPSEU OPS Central Bargaining Unit negotiating team.

The complete Toronto Star article can be found here.