Labour Studies Index

Updated: 2022-05-16

Class Struggle from Above: The Canadian State, Industrial Legality, and (the Never-Ending Usage of) Back-to-Work Legislation

Document type Article
Author Smith, Charles
Journal Labour / Le Travail
Volume 86
Date 2020 Fall
ISSN 1911-4842
Pages 109-122


Analyzes the historical context of class struggle and strikes under capitalism, the restrictions on strike activity in Canada, and the entrenchment of back-to-work legislation under the Canadian neoliberal regime.