Mill ‘locked out’ by acts of other union

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|Canadian Employment Law Today

One thing that enlivens law reports is how judges give the dictionary a run for its money. Recently, Newfoundland’s highest court was called upon to decide exactly what labour law means by “lockout.”

And the court’s answer was rather unusual.

What makes the case a brainteaser is that there are two separate unions involved, with the same employer, Abitibi Consolidated.