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Media outlets focus on LiqiLeaks and working conditions with LCBO strike deadline a week away

With the deadline for a deal a week away, media coverage over the weekend focused on the union's launch of LiqiLeaks.ca and the stories about working conditions shared by members through the site. News stories also highlighted the glaring differences between the Premier's comments on labour law reform and the way the LCBO, a profitable Crown corporation, is treating its employees.

Possible LCBO strike looms ahead of Canada Day holiday

Unionized workers at the LCBO could walk off the job on June 26 – with the battle revolving around jobs, as over 80 per cent of retail workers are trapped in part time positions.

CityNews reports on the issues at play as negotiations head into the final week.

LCBO workers step up pressure on booze monopoly to settle labour dispute, avert strike

With an ad blitz and a new website — Liqileaks — which takes aim at the CEO’s salary and the shortness of their shifts, LCBO workers pressure the government-owned alcohol monopoly to stop job action.

Read the full story from the Toronto Star.

OPSEU launches ad campaign as LCBO deadline approaches

Global News reports that the LCBO union "has thrown down the gauntlet with a provocative new ad campaign." The campaign highlights the reality of working conditions at the LCBO, including the reliance on part time jobs, which are in stark contrast to the Premier's statements on labour reforms.

Watch the full story on Global News (story is at the 17:35 mark)