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A long; long haul; not over yet. Radio Shack employees in Barrie went on strike in August; seeking a first contract; a month after negotiations collapsed. They're still out. This week the Ontario Labor Relations Board upheld a charge of bargaining in bad faith against the company; noting it had flouted the board's orders to cease illegal tactics against the union and used them as a license for continued violations. Firings; intimidation were used. Open in full size

A long; long haul; not over yet. Radio Shack employees in Barrie went on strike in August; seeking a first contract; a month after negotiations collapsed. They're still out. This week the Ontario Labor Relations Board upheld a charge of bargaining in bad faith against the company; noting it had flouted the board's orders to cease illegal tactics against the union and used them as a license for continued violations. Firings; intimidation were used.

Picture, 1979, English

A long; long haul; not over yet. Radio Shack employees in Barrie went on strike in August; seeking a first contract; a month after negotiations collapsed. They're still out. This week the Ontario Labor Relations Board upheld a charge of bargaining in bad faith against the company; noting it had flouted the board's orders to cease illegal tactics against the union and used them as a license for continued violations. Firings; intimidation were used.

Picture, 1979, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Strikes - Canada - Ontario 1976 - 1979

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0017040f