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Even if paid employees form a union, the province says it will quickly act to stop a strike during critical times, such as harvest or seeding, or when care of livestock is affected. 

Farm workers can unionize — but don’t panic just yet

Ag minister says workers should have that right, but predicts ‘extremely low unionization rates’

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s business as usual on Kevin Serfas’s farm after the provincial NDP government tabled a bill that will give farm workers the right to unionize. “My initial response yesterday was shock and horror,” the Turin-area farmer said in an interview May 26. “But as I did a little more reading into it, I’m a bit […] Read more