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Description: Provisions in the omnibus federal budget bill will “gut” health and safety protection for many workers, public sector unions and the Opposition claim.

Source: Postmedia News

Date: 10/25/2013

Link: http://o.canada.com/news/national/opposition-unions-say-watered-down-labour-code-will-endanger-canadian-workers/

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Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the changes to health and safety provisions that the amendments would make.
  • Who would be affected?
  • What reasons does the government give for these changes?
  • What arguments do the unions and the Opposition make?
  • Which side do you think has the most persuasive arguments? Discuss.

 

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