Government’s new tax measures are unfair and won’t help families with child care needs
The Conservative government’s income splitting and other tax proposals would do nothing to help the vast majority of Canadian families and would remove more than $4.6 billion a year from government revenue that could be used to fund a universal child care system.
A new study published by the Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) entitled Narrowing the Gap: The difference that public sector wages make reports that there is less wage discrimination for women, aboriginals, and visible minorities in the public sector compared to the private sector.
Our bargaining team has obtained a tentative agreement with the employer. It has been a long and tough road. Details will soon follow about the agreement.
The federal government introduced a budget implementation bill yesterday that makes a problematic change to the funding of Employment Insurance.
Over the last several months, the government has misled and misinformed the public about public service sick leave.
Instead of denigrating the hard working people of the public service and cutting services to Canadians, the government should be strengthening public services and celebrating the workers who provide them.