... of the Used, Abused, and Utterly Screwed Up.

A Secular Franciscan looks at the world... with a more jaundiced eye than ever... and lots of ellipses for you to fill in the missing text...
(with thanks to Thomas S. Klise for the title)







Wednesday, November 09, 2011

One day

into a new majority government and the ruling right wing are already looking at ways to hobble labour and make more money for their original (wealthy business) fan base.

Wall muses on labour: Union changes possible

Of course, a new part of their fan base are young people who have never had to deal with employers in any real sense and don't see the need for unions (yet) and even union members who are deluded enough to think that all the things we take for granted (holidays, EI, Worker's Comp., and yes, even weekends) are really good things that the employer has chosen to shower us with and not benefits that unions have struggled long and hard to achieve. Alas, they will find out the truth. They aren't part of the constituents that the government is going to see fit to pander to...


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