Thank unions for the weekend: corporate exec
Thank unions for the weekend: corporate exec
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Thank unions for the weekend: corporate exec

In a recent roundtable about unions moderated by the Canadian HR Reporter, a senior executive at Canadian Pacific explains what unions accomplish for everyone. “When you talk to anyone remotely connected to the world, they understand the role of unions providing what we have today. They’re a key driver in the creation of the middle-class, […]

January 18, 2014

In a recent roundtable about unions moderated by the Canadian HR Reporter, a senior executive at Canadian Pacific explains what unions accomplish for everyone.

“When you talk to anyone remotely connected to the world, they understand the role of unions providing what we have today. They’re a key driver in the creation of the middle-class, for the reduction of work hours, paid vacation, all sorts of benefits that we all enjoy,” Peter Edwards, CP’s vice-president of human resources and labour relations, said.

The federal Conservatives (and some of their provincial counterparts), working to roll back labour rights to drive wages and benefits down for everyone, may want to take 30 seconds to listen to Edwards:

 

 If you want to see the whole discussion moderated by the Canadian HR Reporter, click here.

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Big Oil's attack on Neil Young boomerangs back
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Big Oil’s attack on Neil Young boomerangs back

Big Oil is fighting back against Canadian rock icon Neil Young, saying all they’re trying to do is create mutual trust with First Nations. The problem, you see, is that Young is getting in the way of building all this goodwill! “His rhetoric is ill-informed, it’s divisive, and I think it does a disservice to Canadians […]

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Big Oil is fighting back against Canadian rock icon Neil Young, saying all they’re trying to do is create mutual trust with First Nations.

The problem, you see, is that Young is getting in the way of building all this goodwill!

“His rhetoric is ill-informed, it’s divisive, and I think it does a disservice to Canadians — including those First Nations he is ostensibly trying to help through his tour,” claims Dave Collyer, president of the Canadian Association of…