A "Heating-Up" Law in Canada

September 1941
New Republic;9/8/41, Vol. 105 Issue 10, p296
Focuses on a law passed in Canada shortly after the Second World War which made strikes illegal. Statistics on work days lost in Canada due to strikes; Effect of law on workers who saw it as an opportunity to begin negotiations for collective bargaining and flooded the Labor Department with application for the Boards of Conciliation which it authorized; Resistance of the government in establishment of the Conciliation Boards; Reference to dispute of Peck Rolling Mill workers in Montreal who have had their dispute before a Conciliation Board for more than a year with no settlement in sight resulting in cooling-off law producing a heating-up period.


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