Friday, September 28, 2007

Union leader challenges Monte "Open-the-Floodgates" Solberg to justify latest expansion of Temporary Foreign Worker program

Canada NewsWire (press release)
Government shouldn't be in the business of helping keep wages down, says AFL

EDMONTON, Sept. 27 /CNW/ - Just because more and more employers are clamoring for access to easy-to-exploit temporary foreign workers doesn't mean the government should ignore the broader public interest and give them what they want.

That was the message of a strongly-worded letter sent today by Alberta Federation of Labour president Gil McGowan to federal Human Resources minister Monte Solberg.

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