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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’

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