It is a dubious distinction indeed to be cited in the same publication as the likes of countries such as: Colombia, Burma, Belarus, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Iran, Pakistan and the Philippines where trade union leaders are routinely murdered or imprisoned for defending workers' rights.
You can read the report on Saskatchewan which opens as follows:
Province of Saskatchewan: In May 2008, Bill 5 (The Public Services Essential Services Act) and Bill 6 (The Trade Union Amendment Act, 2008) were adopted, reducing the bargaining rights of a union or weakening the right of workers to organise. read more here.....
For more information and to view the full report visit the ITUC Website.
See the SFL News Release here: ITUC condemns Wall government.