“Unions no longer serve the members they so adamantly say they are trying to protect.”
Bill C-377: The government forcing a private entity (a union) to make their financial statements public is downright scary.
Mike has worked in both the union and non-union side of the electrical business for 25 years. Though he’s a conservative, he hates the proposed Harper government legislation to force unions to publicly disclose their spending.
Is it really a good idea to tell the public not to pay electricians until a Certificate of Inspection has been produced? Really?
Obviously the Electrical Safety Authority takes its job more seriously than the College of Physicians and Surgeons does.
Union interference took down Lorne’s Electric and its owner, Eric Glahs. So who cares? Does IBEW care? Tell us what you think.
“She’s bought her first house, and she wants to play Martha Stewart. Unfortunately, she has the budget of Wilma Flintstone.”
An accident involving your tools, because you didn’t lock them out, or tag them out, can have severe legal consequences for you.
When Lorne’s Electric went out of business, around 40 people became unemployed. The company had recently become unionized based on the votes of three of Lorne Electric’s employees.
Bill C-377 would force unions to publicly disclose their spending, including their executives’ salaries over $100,000. The bill has been called “undemocratic” Alec Caldwell, on behalf of renovation contractors at CARAHS, begs to differ.
In order to sell your contracting business one day, you want to become replaceable. And for that to happen, you need to set up systems and processes.