In a tweet published last week, Ontario’s Liberal Party called strikes “disruptive” and said that they “can become downright dangerous,” using this anti-union rhetoric as a shot against the province’s New Democratic Party. Text in a video included in the tweet read: “The NDP puts unions first. And the public second.”
These anti-worker comments and plug for back-to-work legislation are extremely troubling, even without the backdrop of the upcoming election. Though, coming from the party that violated the federal constitution in order to force Ontario teachers back to work in 2012, it’s no surprise.
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