Labour Studies Index

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Continuing Assault on Public Sector Unions, The

Document type Book chapter
Author Swartz, Donald
Series Editor Savage, Larry
Editor Savage, Larry
Series Editor Ross, Stephanie
Editor Ross, Stephanie
Author Panitch, Leo
Book Public Sector Unions in the Age of Austerity
Publisher Fernwood; Halifax
Date 2013
ISBN 9781552665, 1552665844
Pages 31-45


Examines back-to-work legislation and various other measures that federal/provincial governments have used on public sector unions since 1975, as well as related court decisons under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Concludes that greater solidarity is needed to counter the governmental resort to coercion.


Abstract by Desmond Maley.