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Ontario farm workers can’t unionize


May 3, 2011
By Tillsonburg News

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May 2, 2011 – Ontario’s
farmers have won a landmark decision at the Supreme Court after an existing law
that prevents their workers from joining unions was upheld in an 8-1 ruling on
Friday.

May 2, 2011 – Ontario’s
farmers have won a landmark decision at the Supreme Court after an existing law
that prevents their workers from joining unions was upheld in an 8-1 ruling on
Friday.

“We’re delighted with it,”
said Ken Forth, a Lynden, Ont., broccoli farmer who is also chair of the Labour
Issues Co-Ordinating Committee
, an umbrella group of organizations that
represented farmers on the issue in front of the Supreme Court.

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