“I am proud of the work my union and the labour movement as a whole has done for women’s rights. Working together with our allies we have truly made major gains for women’s equality,” said James Clancy, NUPGE's National President. “As we celebrate International Women’s Day, let’s join together to end violence against women and better help the victims."
Bill C-525 sets the bar so high for employees to choose to belong to a union that if the same rules applied to federal elections, the House of Commons would sit empty.
To pay for the tax breaks, Ottawa has borrowed billions of dollars and driven up the national debt. Now, the government has chosen to make big cuts to public services essential to Canadians in order to pay the bill for its tax giveaways.
“Despite what radical Conservatives would have you believe, this bill is nothing more than political retaliation." - Ken Georgetti, CLC President.
“We believe that employers and Ottawa are using the import of vulnerable migrant workers to promote a low wage strategy in Canada.” - Ken Georgetti, CLC President.