Friday, January 03, 2014
The Cons and the Great Foreign Workers Scam
Well I guess we should have known it was just another Con scam eh?
On Tuesday Jason Kenney made it sound like they were making it harder to bring in foreign workers to steal jobs from Canadians.
Tough new regulations aimed at quelling fears that foreigners are snatching jobs from Canadians kicked in on Tuesday, empowering government officials to conduct workplace inspections without warrants and to blacklist employers who break the rules.
Today we found out the Cons are actually making it easier for criminals to bring them in by the boatload.
Employers convicted of human trafficking, sexually assaulting an employee or causing the death of an employee will be allowed to access the Temporary Foreign Worker program after Ottawa decided to back away from a proposed ban.
So when Jason Kenney said this:
“We are taking action to ensure that Canadians are always first in line for available jobs,” Jason Kenney, minister of employment and social development, said in a statement on the new rules.
He was either lying like a thief, or taking a page out of Big Brother.
Gil McGowan, president of the Alberta Federation of Labour, says Ottawa’s “backtracking” on tougher rules shows the Conservative government was never serious about a crackdown in the first place.
“It’s kind of Orwellian what they’re doing,” he said, noting the announced changes received lots of attention, but the details were quietly released during the holidays.
“They seem to be consciously and deliberately misleading Canadians into believing that they’re cracking down on the temporary foreign worker program when in fact the opposite is happening.”
But then what do we expect when the Cons have brought in so many foreign workers?
And the reason they are doing that is not because there is a shortage of Canadian workers, or a skills shortage. But because they want to bust unions, and drive down wages.
But why do they want to reward CRIMINALS?
Answer: because they don't want big oil companies like Sinopec to be barred from bringing in foreign slaves. Even if they are found guilty of killing them.
A unit of a giant Chinese petrochemical corporation can face trial on safety charges in the deaths of two oilsands workers. The Alberta Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that Sinopec Shanghai Engineering Co. can be prosecuted under the Health and Safety Act.
Not when those foreign companies are so good for Alberta.
Companies owned by the Chinese government are major players in Canada's energy industry with $11 billion in investments in the last two years. Units of Sinopec have spent more than $7 billion in Alberta since 2009. The deals include the recent purchase of Daylight Energy Ltd., and major stakes in oilsands projects such as Syncrude and Total E&P Canada's Northern Lights.
And what's good for Alberta is good for Alberta eh?
Even if it turns the rest of us into low wage Canadian slaves.
So how do the Cons expect to get away with this outrageous scam?
Answer: by trying to distract us with the ban on foreign sex trade workers.
Effective Dec.31, 2013, the government will no longer approve labour market opinion applications from employers looking to hire foreign workers in the sex trade industry, a spokesperson for the department of Employment and Social Development Canada told CBC News.
That means employers will have to look to Canadians to fill those jobs. The new rules, announced in 2012, are intended to protect "vulnerable" foreign workers such as strippers, erotic dancers, and those who are hired to work in the escort services or erotic massages industry.
Because those quality jobs are reserved for Canadians !!!!
And of course, because a Con is a Con...
And a hooker is a HOOKER.
But you knew that eh? And this is all other Canadians need to know:
Don't believe a word they say. Support the union movement which is fighting to save quality jobs for Canadians.
And before we end up as slaves in our own country.
At the mercy of criminals.
Put this Con artist where he belongs...
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