SCC Hears Contentious Wal-Mart Union Case
On January 21, the SCC heard the case of Johanne Desbiens, et al v Wal-Mart Canada Corporation. The case involves the final appeal of several Wal-Mart employees whose efforts in forming a union at a Wal-Mart store was stifled by the closure of the store where the employees worked.
The facts and issues in the case have been ably summarized by various labour law blogs back when leave to appeal was granted. I thought I’d take today to point out a couple of them for the interested reader: