The Society’s Toronto Hydro Local is standing up for the next generation workers. The company is demanding concessions that would take away retirement benefits and slash parental and family leave from new hires. In April 2016, Society members strongly declared their opposition to these concessions and voted 98% in favour of a strike mandate for its bargaining team.
Legal Aid lawyers want the right, just like other public sector lawyers, to collectively bargain with their employer. Legal Aid lawyers want The Society and IFPTE as their bargaining agent.
Bill C-377, passed into law earlier this year, was the Conservative government’s effort to curtail unions’ ability to represent Canadian workers. Prime Minister-elect Justin Trudeau promised to scrap the legislation and we are committed to making sure he follows through.
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