Shady motives behind gift cards for striking workers: Board

Employer said cards were expression of thanks but they were accompanied by letter criticizing union negotiating tactics
By Jeffrey R. Smith
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 06/17/2009

A British Columbia grocery store conducted an unfair labour practice and inducement of unionized workers when it sent letters to striking employees with a gift card enclosed, the B.C. Labour Relations Board has ruled.