Labour Studies Index

Updated: 2022-05-16

Constitutional Protection for the Right to Strike: The Role of the Courts

Document type Book chapter
Author Oliphant, Benjamin
Author Barrett, Steven
Series Editor Behrens, Matthew
Editor Behrens, Matthew
Book Unions Matter: Advancing Democracy, Economic Equality, and Social Justice
Publisher Between the Lines; Toronto, Ontario
Date 2014 April
ISBN 9781771131322 1771131322
Pages 149-162


[Examines] the three main doctrinal approaches adopted by Canadian courts to determine the scope of freedom of association, suggesting that under each approach, there is strong support for the conclusion that the right to strike is constitutionally protected. --Introduction