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Thank you, Hugh Segal

February 21st, 2013 · · 3 Comments · Economy, Employment & labour, Law & legal issues, Taxes

The debate on Bill C-377 has moved to the Senate. As many Policy Note readers probably know, Bill C-377 would impose onerous and unfair financial and operational disclosure obligations on unions and other labour organizations, in the lofty name of “transparency and accountability,” but with the actual malicious aim of weakening Labour and publicizing the […]

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The long term costs of legislating workers back to work

February 25th, 2012 · · 2 Comments · Employment & labour

As the provincial government spends the weekend drafting back-to-work legislation that will impose a contract on BC teachers, I found this opinion piece I wrote back in the year 2000, when the previous BC government legislated CUPE school support workers back to work. Still feels remarkably timely. So, just thought I’d re-post that old piece […]

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