labour unions

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Horgan government eyes labour law change that would further stifle investment in B.C.

"Card check" eliminates the need for a secret ballot vote if 50 per cent plus one of workers sign union cards.


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A recent Supreme Court decision in the United States will allow workers in the government sector to decide whether they pay union dues or not.


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Without the anonymity of a secret ballot, union organizers may pressure workers into supporting union certification.


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Without the anonymity of a secret ballot, union organizers may pressure workers into supporting union certification.

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Government employees in B.C. receive, on average, 7.4 per cent higher wages than comparable workers in the private sector.


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When labour regulations are overly restrictive, they impede the ability of employers and workers to adjust to changing economic conditions.


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Unions become more powerful from a ban on replacements.


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The federal government recently introduced a bill that will make the process for establishing unions less democratic and weaken the financial disclosure requirements for established unions.


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Research shows that increasing financial transparency contributes to improved governance and reduced corruption.