Without a secret ballot, union organizers may pressure workers into supporting union certification.
labour relations laws
Jurisdictions with less-restrictive labour regulations have better job-creation records.
Without the anonymity of secret ballots, union organizers can pressure workers into signing up for unions.
For many Canadians, Labour Day is an opportunity to take a break from the day-to-day hustle of work, and relax or do something fun. But it’s also a good time to reflect on ways to improve our country’s labour relations laws, which govern the interaction between workers, unions, and employers.
Pilots at WestJet recently voted to reject union representation, sparking renewed interest in labour relations laws in Canada. The vote means WestJet pilots will remain non-union in contrast to their counterparts at Air Canada.
Ontario, once Canada’s flourishing economic and manufacturing hub, is in steady decline with slow economic growth and rapidly expanding government debt being a sad yet reoccurring story.