Weekend Video: Strike in Town

STAFF-PICKSSSThis short film depicts the act of collective bargaining common to Canadian industry and shows how it affected a union, a company and a community. In Strike in Town the events that led to a deadlock in negotiations between management and employees at a furniture factory are staged against the backdrop of a one-industry town. It’s the story of an impending strike which both sides feel powerless to stop.

Strike in Town , Leslie McFarlane, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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