Labour Studies Index

Updated: 2022-05-16

Pierre Trudeau, the Assault on Collective Bargaining, and Lowering Working-Class Expectations

Document type Article
Author Aivalis, Christo
Journal Labour / Le Travail
Volume 86
Date 2020 Fall
ISSN 1911-4842
Pages 123-⁠134


Examines the federal state's interventions in collective bargaining, including the use of back-to-work legislation, during the 1970s and 80s under the Liberal government of Pierre Trudeau.