The Canadian LabourWatch Association condemns Alberta legislation that allows unions to force unionized Albertans to pay union dues that can be used for political purposes.
An ad campaign responds to the recent series of attack ads launched by the so-called “Albertans for Change” coalition of labour unions headed up by leaders of the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) and the Alberta Building Trades Council (ABTC).
The Ontario Superior Court has declined to enforce fines imposed by the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) on "scabs" who crossed picket lines during a 2004 federal public service strike.
Unions have tried many different ways to enforce solidarity on members who refuse to toe the line. But a decision by Ontario Superior Court Judge Robert Smith has closed the door, pending appeal, on one of them.
The Canadian LabourWatch Association welcomes yesterday’s decision to protect union members who exercise their legal right to work during a strike. The Ontario Superior Court of Justice rejected attempts by the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) to collect fines in court from union members who chose to cross picket lines.