“It makes no sense to reduce work days for staff who are very busy delivering important public services. It is even more absurd to impose layoffs or work reductions on permanent employees with mortgages to pay, and families to support while hiring summer students.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
The entire labour movement is united in the fight to save quality public services.
Not only have tax cuts failed to deliver on the promise of increased prosperity, but they have actually hurt working people and starved the public sector.
This legislation amounts to unacceptable interference with the collective bargaining rights enshrined in the constitution.
Report from Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives finds that CEO payrolls are so massive they account for at least 40% of some companies’ losses.
This paper debunks the myths that surround tax cuts.
Despite their diversity, these cases of civil unrest are commonly rooted in deeply structural issues.
"While there are some positive promises in this federal budget, it does not go nearly far enough to deliver on those things that Canadians most desperately need right now." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President