Tories prep back-to-work bill as Air Canada talks falter

Flight attendants could would walk off the job this week, be forced back soon after

The federal government is prepared to speed back-to-work legislation through Parliament should Air Canada flight attendants walk off the job this week. Talks between the workers and airline management broke down Monday night, and workers could go on strike as early as Wednesday. The flight attendants rejected a previous agreement last month. The Harper government plans to legislate an end to the dispute should it escalate into a work stoppage. The Tories hope to limit debate on the legislation while pushing it through in a single sitting.

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