"Angus Reid Poll: Canadians Support Unions, But Many Think They Are Too Political
More than a third of respondents would amend the Labour Code to prohibit employers from hiring replacement workers.
[TORONTO – May 1, 2008] – Canadians perceive labour unions as an essential part of our society but think they have become too entangled in political activities, a new Angus Reid Strategies poll has found.
In the online survey of a representative national sample, more than half of all respondents (59%) say labour unions are a necessary and important part of Canadian society, and 69 per cent think they effectively improve the salaries and working conditions of employees." (Read more....)
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