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CUPE slams bargaining bill for Ontario schools / Alberta’s labour shortage not as bad as it seems
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 01/27/2014

Union slams Ontario’s collective bargaining bill for schools

TORONTO — The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) has come out swinging against the Ontario government’s plan to overhaul the way it negotiates contracts in schools.

The School Boards Collective Bargaining Act, otherwise known as Bill 122, passed second reading late last year, and should it become law, would create a two-tiered bargaining system.