Lifelabs Strike {March} Find Cause Behind This Protest

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Hello, readers; in this article, we are going to talk about one of the largest providers of medical laboratory help located in Canada

There are many online booking facilities available on the website of Lifelabs. But, do you know what is happening in the company known for its best medical laboratory facilities? Do you know why this strike took place? Let’s learn more about this.

The Lifelabs Strike is happening because of a prolonged conflict related to contract with the employers which couldn’t be resolved by the employers. 

What’s LifeLabs?

It is a Canadian company that has been in service for 50 years.  This company performs more than 112 million tests in a year to diagnose a disease or to prevent infection. They conduct standard LabTesting, Genetic, and Naturopathic Testing. 

Why is it in the news?

The employees of British Columbia LifeLabs have decided to initiate an organized protest against the employers on March 18, 2022, at 7 p.m. A  Lifelabs Strike notice has been sent to the company on Tuesday by the union Representation of workers in this company. 

This happened after getting no results during the negotiation meeting that was going on over the last three days. The demand of employees is simple and clear that they will not work overtime. Around 150 workers will join this work protest. 

The payment is the main issue from the employees’ end.  They want the company to take action to remove the wage-gap. However, the company says that all the monetary provisions have been followed before the employees’ present rejection of overtime work. 

Brief About Lifelabs Strike – 

The reason for this is that the company’s employees are paid (4.5 – 13.5)% less than the public health sector for the same work, the workers are doing their work without any contract, they demand fairness, whereas the company says the opposite. 

This strike includes the courier and mailroom staff of LifeLabs. The president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union said that even after; the hard work of employees, the company was not ready to pay living wages to its staff. We tried to negotiate but couldn’t get any fruitful result. That’s why we have to go for Lifelabs Strike. 

FAQs – 

Q.1 Can people from outside  avail the service provided by LifeLabs?

A.1 No, you will not be able to get its service in any other country because this company has its headquarters or offices in Canada only. 

Q.2 Why are people working in this company if they don’t pay well?

A.3 People work there because it is a reputed company, and designated as an essential service within the state. 

The Final Verdict – 

The service provided by the company is good, but the negotiation issue regarding payment is the reason for LifeLabs Strike. For more information, Check – LifeLabs Rules  

Have you heard this news?Please, comment your thoughts. 

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