Last month in Quebec, 420,000 public sector workers in health care and education walked out in one of the largest strikes in North American history. With negotiations for other Quebec unions still ongoing, more big strikes are possible.
Shannon Ikebe is a PhD candidate in sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. He studies social democracy and labor movements in Europe.
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