Farm sector total net revenues increased for the second consecutive year to $3.3 billion — up $1.3 billion.
Rise in firings, intimidation, coersion, threats, surveillance, retaliation and harassment demonstrate need for Employee Free Choice Act.
'Successive Canadian governments, including the current Harper administration, have refused to ratify three key Conventions or to explain their failure to do so.' - NUPGE, CTF, CPA, UFCW Canada.
'It’s brutal, dishonest, economically asinine and painful to observe.... Union wages account for about 7% of the cost of a car.' - Larry Brown.
Giant retailer won't say whether it will close store as it did when operations were unionized in Jonquiere and Gatineau.
The existing RCMP Act 'interferes with the freedom of members of the RCMP to engage in collective bargaining.' - Justice Ian MacDonnell.
'Basically, it’s a strategy to have the application (to unionize) dismissed without counting the vote.' - Connie Huziak
Ontario Liberal government appeals to Canada's highest court to deny bargaining rights to agricultural workers
'Three out of five members of the union negotiating committee ... have been identified as essential. If there were a work stoppage, we would be virtually unable to meet to bargain an end to the strike.'
UFCW Canada has filed a formal complaint with the ILO asking the body to investigate the denial of collective bargaining rights to farm workers by the government of Ontario.