The essential question
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ABOVE THE FOLD
WE CALLED IT! STRIKE OUT — The Ford government is taking the bold step of pre-emptively drafting back-to-work legislation to avoid a strike by 55,000 education workers.
CUPE — the union representing early childhood educators, custodians, librarians, secretaries and other support staff — gave the requisite five-day notice of job action tha…