The federal government’s new trade union bill has stirred a fierce debate in the labour movement, but it could have a far-reaching impact on the way workers in every sector of society organize.
The Liberal government’s proposed legislation could end unions as we know them, in favour of a “co-operative” model, where workers can join unions and unions can be co-opted.
The bill would also allow the government to impose a surcharge on certain types of employers, including public hospitals, and allow the federal government to enforce a cap on the number of public sector employees that could be paid as part of collective agreements.
The legislation would also introduce a new right of first refusal for unions, which would allow them to refuse membership at any time.
But while the proposed changes to labour law are far-ranging, it is not the only change the Liberals want to make to the way Canadians organise.
While the Liberals have vowed to protect workers, they also want to open up workplaces to more casual and flexible work, which could lead to fewer jobs and lower pay for workers.
The government has also vowed to allow some workers to opt out of their union and not be subject to the collective agreement, even if they don’t want to be bound by the terms of the collective deal.
This proposal, however, is controversial among unions, who argue that casual workers are already free to join and stay in unions.
This has led to some heated debates in the past.
In October, the National Union of Public-Service Employees held a demonstration outside the federal Conservative Party headquarters in Ottawa that saw some 200 people participating.
A week later, hundreds of protesters gathered outside the Liberal caucus office in Calgary, Canada’s capital, calling for the repeal of the proposed bill.
As well, a small number of Canadians have been forced to work outside the home, and some workers have been denied the right to strike for several months.
Many union members are also unhappy that the government has proposed a surtax on employers, which they say will disproportionately affect those with more precarious jobs.
They argue that the proposed tax could have far-lasting impacts on the health of the Canadian economy and the social and economic wellbeing of working Canadians.
While there are some differences between the Liberal and NDP governments proposals, they both seek to roll back the gains achieved by unions in recent years.
In the last election, the Liberals promised to end the strike-free mandate, which allows unions to unilaterally strike at any workplace, but the Liberal government has not yet passed the bill.
The Liberals have also promised to increase taxes on the wealthy, which have been a key issue of their campaign.
While some unions argue that this would be a huge blow to workers, many others believe it will make it easier for the government and other businesses to extract higher taxes from Canadian taxpayers.
While they have no doubt that the Liberals will pass the bill, some unions are concerned that the legislation will also be used to attack the social safety net and support an increase in corporate taxes.
Some argue that it will give the Liberals the power to increase corporate taxes and force more people to take out loans.
A coalition of union and labour groups have been pressing the government for years to pass a national wage freeze, and the bill would likely allow the Liberals to implement this plan.
The opposition parties have also said that this legislation would put Canadians in an even worse position.
The Conservative Party has argued that the bill will increase wages and allow Canadians to stay employed.
However, the bill is also expected to introduce some new measures to protect against employers who may retaliate against workers who refuse to pay union dues.
It will also allow some employers to continue to deduct overtime and other expenses from workers’ paychecks.
The government argues that this will allow workers to make ends meet.
The Conservatives have also argued that this bill will allow corporations to cut back on pay.
However, the Liberal party says that this could have major negative impacts on Canadian families.
The debate over the legislation is just one part of the Liberal agenda.
The party also plans to increase the number and types of public transit systems in Canada, with the goal of improving access to education, healthcare and other public services.
And the Liberals are also looking to increase government spending on things like social housing and youth programs.
While many are hoping that the Liberal parties economic agenda will benefit workers, some have argued that these changes will leave vulnerable people at the bottom of the economic ladder.
For many, the issue is especially important in today’s global economy.
In a country that has seen unemployment rise from 5 per cent to 11 per cent in the last year, many Canadians are frustrated with the lack of progress in their country.
The economic situation is also being exacerbated by a lack of government support for many Canadians, especially those who are currently struggling with the cost of living and housing.
The new Liberal government hopes to bring some relief to these Canadians by providing a temporary “right of first refuse