When a small group of people can hold the whole of society at ransom, how is that respect for democracy? I do not think that people who have a monopoly on an essential service should have the right to strike.
I, of course, feel that workers should be treated with respect and fairness. But giving strike rights to government employees that own a monopoly to an essential service was wrong. They were able to secure for their members, salaries and benefits beyond what most tax payers could only dream of.
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