April 29, 2010 - Citizens and workers ask "What is the Premier hiding?"
The Council of Canadians and the Saskatchewan Federation of Labour are calling on Premier Wall to show the Saskatchewan people what he is signing tomorrow when he meets with the Alberta and B.C. Premiers.
Today’s Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) report, which found that Saskatchewan is the fastest growing jurisdiction for temporary foreign workers in Canada, is the latest in a series of indicators showing that the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) has become a first resort of employers looking to drive down wages.
Late last week, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 529, which represents working people in the Saskatoon area and further north, filed an unfair labour practice application against employer Alliance Energy Industrial.