Majority of Canadians want union financial transparency
New results from a Nanos Research survey of 1,000 employed Canadians, commissioned by the Canadian LabourWatch Association (LabourWatch), shows the majority of working Canadians (whether unionized or not) say they want union financial transparency and an end to the use of union dues for non-workplace political activities such as negative political attack ads.
"When it comes to giving the union bosses carte blanche on spending worker dues on politics Canada stands alone," said LabourWatch president John Mortimer. "In virtually every other major economy, including the 47 nations composing the Council of Europe, Australia and the United States, the law bars unions from forcing unionized workers to pay dues for politics or be fired from their jobs."
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