Source: Heidi Atter, CBC News, October 10, 2019 

SaskPower says security guards posted at picket lines by Unifor are intimidating

A Crown corporation is alleging that striking Unifor workers are intimidating and bullying non-unionized employees attempting to work.

In a statement to CBC News, a SaskPower spokesperson said barricades had been up to block access to the Regina Call Centre and Poplar River Power Station, and that its non-union employees “have reported bullying behaviour, verbal abuse, and physical contact.”

About 5,000 Unifor members from SaskTel, SaskPower, SaskEnergy, SaskWater, the Water Security Agency and two SaskTel subsidiaries have been off the job since Oct. 4.

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