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Premier Kathleen Wynne hopeful LCBO strike can be averted

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Premier Kathleen Wynne is hopeful job action by LCBO employees can be averted so Ontarians can toast the nation’s 150th birthday on Canada Day. While Wynne emphasized that she did not want to meddle in the negotiations, she reminded the provincially-owned liquor monopoly of labour law changes that are coming this year.

A key sticking point in the dispute is that that Ontario Public Services Employees Union is accusing the LCBO of marooning workers in part-time positions for decades instead of giving them full-time jobs.

Read the full story from the Toronto Star.