April 29th, 2021
REALITY CHECK: Tassi, Trudeau & O’Toole unite against unions
In less than a week, Prime Minister Trudeau and his Labour Minister Filomena Tassi are going to dispose of an inconvenient labour dispute and undermine fundamental Canadian labour rights along the way.
Late last night, Trudeau and Tassi moved one step closer to stripping the constitutionally protected right to strike away from 1,150 striking Montreal dock workers. They couldn't have done it without the help of their anti-Labour ally, Conservative Party Leader Erin O’Toole who overwhelmingly embraced these anti-labour Liberal measures.
How motivated were Erin, Justin and Filomena to force unionized workers back to work? This legislation is proceeding at breakneck speed and is set to clear the House of Commons before the weekend.
Justin Trudeau from a few years ago must be very upset with Justin Trudeau of today:
"We do not believe in political interference at the bargaining table, on either side” - Justin Trudeau, October 31, 2018
Sorry workers, under Tassi, Trudeau and the Liberals, you lose again.
Canadian workers deserve better.