Unions and Employment Reforms
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This paper underscores the ability of unions to create and manage mechanisms for change. The paper discusses how unions, and union organizations like the Canadian Labour Congress, are in the unique position of being able to lobby the government for workers' rights on a large scale, and, organizing this type of response to legislation would be extremely difficult without the process that the Congress and other bodies have developed. The paper asserts that we are fortunate, in Canada, that we have this type of organization looking out for the best interests of the public and putting the weight of their membership behind employment reforms.
From the Paper:"Prior to reading this report, I had mixed feelings about unions. Growing up in a household where both of my parents were managers in a union environment made me doubt their effectiveness, because of the frustrations they faced in dealing with a poor work ethic among union teams. It was difficult to see how hard my parents worked and how much stress they faced with a difficult or even criminal employee, only to be stopped from taking action by a union. At the same time, I have learned about the history of the trade union movement, and recognize the strides they have made for workers who, in the early twentieth century, were faced with unsafe and..."
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