Halifax transit workers reject offer

Description: Halifax transit workers have voted nearly unanimously in favour of striking if an agreement with the city cannot be reached by Feb. 2.

Source: The Halifax Chronicle Herald

Date: 01/23/2012

Link: http://thechronicleherald.ca/metro/54722-transit-workers-vote-strike

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Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the issues in this dispute.
  • What is the key issue?
  • What did the employer do almost immediately after contract negotiations began?
  • What is the meaning of this move? (Consult your text.)
  • Why do you think the employer took that action at that time?


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