March 31, 2011

Toronto Transit Commission loses strike rights

TORONTO — On Wednesday, when the Ontario government voted to make transit an essential, uninterruptible service, Toronto Transit Commission workers lost their right to strike, UPI.com reported. For the full story, click here.

According to the Toronto Star, the provincial government rushed the bill through the legislature to ensure it was in place before the current contract with the city and the Amalgamated Transit Workers' Union expires Thursday at midnight. For the full story, click here.

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