Labour unions discourage investment, disincentivize work effort and cut productivity.
The province has underperformed compared to other provinces in attracting business investment.
Unions restrict worker choice, prevent job formation, discourage work effort and cut economic productivity.
Unions raise wages by limiting the supply of labour.
"Card check" eliminates the need for a secret ballot vote if 50 per cent plus one of workers sign union cards.
Some workers may be uncomfortable publically voicing their opinion against unionization.
Jurisdictions with less-restrictive labour regulations have better job-creation records.
Bill C-4 will end the requirement of a secret ballot vote for establishing unions and do away with federal financial disclosure rules for unions.
Already, Montreal taxpayers see 13 per cent of their city’s operating budget go to fund pensions.