April - Nfld imposed initial offer

April 26, 2004
The government of Newfoundland and Labrador led by Premier Danny Williams introduced Act to Provide for the Resumption and Continuation of Public Services (Bill 18), legislation to end a 29-day legal strike by 16,500 public employees. The government ignored the collective bargaining that had taken place up to that point, and imposed on the employees the same offer it had made at the bargaining table prior to the commencement of the strike. The imposed ‘offer’ rolled back some of provisions which were negotiated in previous agreements.

Take Action

Draft a resolution

Draft and sponsor a resolution to your Federation of Labour or Labour Council condemning the use of labour laws that restrict or deny the fundamental rights of workers and proposing that progressive labour law reform be a central focus of labour’s political agenda.

Sign the Workers’ Bill of Rights

Since 2006, thousands, including all Federal Leaders of the Opposition, have signed a pledge to uphold workers rights.

Like Us on Facebook