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What Do You Do With a Scab? Picket!

by murray bush - flux photo

What Do You Do With a Scab? Picket!
What Do You Do With a Scab? Picket!
What Do You Do With a Scab? Picket!
What Do You Do With a Scab? Picket!
What Do You Do With a Scab? Picket!
What Do You Do With a Scab? Picket!
What Do You Do With a Scab? Picket!
What Do You Do With a Scab? Picket!
What Do You Do With a Scab? Picket!

VANCOUVER - Locked out  Rocky Mountaineer Railtours attendants picketed outside the Rocky Mountaineer station in Vancouver this evening. The members of Local 31 of the Teamsters say more than 70 "replacement workers" have already been brought in to do their jobs.  The onboard workers have been without a contract since they joined the Teamsters earlier this year.

Some on the picket line yesterday said they were forced to serve scabs in training on their last rail tour before 72-hour lockout notice was served on the 150 employees Tuesday. Union staff were kicked off the train Wednesday in Kamloops.

The picket line delayed busloads of scabs and managers in cars before letting them through the line amid shouts of "Shame" and "What do you do with a scab?  Picket!"

 

 

 

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nice~

thanks for this murray!

Scabs

Scabs demonstrate a disappointing example of self-centeredness. All the more disappointing are those who hire them, and those who consent to the strategy, suggesting that a right to do business trumps all other rights.

Hence, the question of scab intervention in labour-management relations is a political question. Should the scabs be ashamed? Perhaps. However today the workers are reaping the spoils of a reluctance to beg the question before bargaining; Even themselves assuming a might-is-right approach to hiring-practices regulation.  

I'm not going to lie, the

I'm not going to lie, the title of this article makes me cringe everytime I look at it...

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