Canadian public sector wildcat strike on hold - for now

The threated unofficial walkout by over 100,000 Canadian public sector workers over pensions has been postponed - probably until next week.

Submitted by Steven. on February 15, 2006

Public service union CUPE Ontario President Sid Ryan said yesterday that he had not been contacted by the government since the strike warning was given

"With the Liberals laughing at my members in the House today, I think that's a good indication that they've no intention of meeting our demands," Ryan said. "If that happens, there's nothing surer than there'll be a strike."

The opposition means that the controversial Bill 206 is now not likely to be introduced this week

Background to the strike and Bill 206: