Nov 202014
 
 November 20, 2014  Non-U.S.

Matt McClure reports:

The province plans to change privacy legislation to allow organized labour to collect and use personal information during a strike.

But the union that won the six-year legal battle with the Alberta government that saw the existing legislation struck down by the Supreme Court of Canada last year says the proposed amendments don’t respect the spirit of the top court’s ruling.

“It’s a start, but there should be a broader affirmation of the importance of free expression by unions,” said Tom Hesse, a senior official with the United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 401.

Read more on Calgary Herald.

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