We are living in the Canadian and global environment where the main corporate thrust is the destruction of the welfare state and the achievements of generations. First in the cross‑hairs are the trade unions, collective bargaining, social programs, equity and environmental protection.
Archive for Wage Freeze
Restore Free Collective Bargaining! Repeal Imposed Contracts!
Bill 115 was imposed by the Liberals, with the full support of the Tories, to restrain labour and democratic rights and curtail local democracy and autonomy in Ontario. This enabled massive cuts to education transfers, including $2 billion to workers’ wages and benefits.
The Liberals are working hard to convince their corporate backers that they can be just as tough as the Tories when it comes to imposing austerity in Ontario. Read more
The CPC (Ontario) today gave its full support to striking teachers who have been forced to take action because of the provincial government’s illegal attack on the free collective bargaining rights of teachers and educational workers.
If this attack is not defeated, it’s clear the government will extend Bill 115 to cover all public sector workers and contracts in Ontario, eliminating free collective bargaining and the right to strike for more than 1 million unionized workers in Ontario. Read more