The 180 | Nov 15, 2013 | 13:38

Will Bill C-4 restore balance in labour relations, or tilt the scale too far?

The federal government limited debate on Bill C-4, its omnibus budget implementation bill, to four days. We convene our own debate, featuring two people who have very strong feelings about the changes the bill would make to the Public Service Labour Rela

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