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Labour Minister claims Conservatives buried ‘significant’ union report in last Parliament, releases it

By Rachel Aiello      

As part of her testimony at the Human Resources Committee about Bill C-4, MaryAnn Mihychuk released the report commissioned by her department under the previous government, which she argues it proves Conservative changes to union laws were unfounded.

Employment, Workforce Development and Labour Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk testifying before the Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Committee on March 21.
Screenshot courtesy of ParlVu

Employment, Workforce Development and Labour Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk is alleging the previous Conservative government buried its own government report in the last Parliament about union certification regimes because it went against the anti-union private member's bill it pushed through into law. The report found that mandatory voting systems had a negative effect on union certification rates, which was central to a private member's bill the Conservatives passed in the last Parliament. "We found that the use of an MV regime has

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