Tim Hudak, leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party, spent time as a Wal-Mart manager before entering provincial politics. It appears from Hudak’s economic platform that although he no longer works at a Wal-Mart store, he most certainly intends to run the province like one.
Instead of stepping up to the plate and securing a future of retirement with dignity for all Canadian workers, the Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, who will have access to an extremely generous taxpayer-funded plan when he retires, failed Canadian workers and decided to do nothing.
The Confederation of Canadian Unions is very pleased to announce that the Construction Maintenance and Allied Workers (CMAW), which includes over 7,000 workers in a multitude of industries British Columbia, has joined our organization.
It is a proudly democratic and independent union dedicated to workers’ rights and social justice. It will feel very much at home in the CCU, and strongly add to the fabric of our association. We are very excited to welcome this new affiliate to the CCU/CSC and we are enthusiastic for additional growth and change in the coming months.