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The Latest Attack on Workers: Bill C-525

0n Wednesday, June 5, 2013, Private Members’ Bill C-525 was introduced by Blaine Calkins, Conservative Member of Parliament for Wetaskiwin, Alberta. The Bill proposes significant amendments to Canadian labour legislation that would alter the certification and decertification rules for union members. Read more

CUPW and the NDP

One of the planks of the action plan discussed at the CUPW Presidents Meeting held last April in Toronto was mobilizing around Provincial and Federal elections. Right wing employers and their allies actively support political parties with anti-worker agendas. Unions and other organizations that support working people have to make sure that their efforts supporting worker-friendly parties are even stronger. Read more