TITLE

The Long, Angry Summer of '43: Labour Relations in Quebec's Shipbuilding Industry

AUTHOR(S)
Pritchard, James
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Labour / Le Travail;Spring2010, Vol. 65, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses labor relations in Canada during World War II, through the example of the shipbuilding industry of Quebec. Conflicts between unions and the difficulties this posed for organizing effective union opposition are discussed, especially conflicts between the craft and industrial unions. The strike of 1943, launched to enforce agreements on wages and working conditions, is discussed, as is the government's policy of "compulsory conciliation," and the eventual passage of PC 1003, a law formally recognizing labor unions.
ACCESSION #
51016301

 

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