Labour Briefs: February 26, 2001

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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/05/2003

Labour unrest in schools taking toll on students

Toronto — Ongoing labour disputes between teachers, school boards and the Ontario government are creating a “corrosive” climate in schools, a provincially appointed commission has concluded. The Education Improvement Commission warned that if labour unrest continues, the results will include lowered student achievement and an increase in the dropout rate. The commission was formed three years ago to oversee school boards during amalgamation and was dismantled after submitting this final report.

Pork processor employs dirty tactics to fight union