The Harmful Consequences of the Adoption of a Federal Law Banning Replacement Workers

Ottawa’s proposed ban on the use of temporary replacement workers during work stoppages will significantly disrupt vital services, asserts this MEI study. “Banning the use of replacement workers for federally regulated industries will enable small groups of unionized employees to stop key transportation infrastructure from working,” explains Gabriel Giguère, public policy analyst at the MEI and author of the study.

Economic Freedom Reduces Poverty: The Canadian Experience

A lighter regulatory and tax burden would have reduced the number and the length of episodes of poverty in Quebec, shows this study published by the MEI. “The economic literature is very clear: the weight of regulation and taxes has a negative impact on economic growth, and ultimately on social mobility,” explains Vincent Geloso, senior economist at the MEI.

Des grèves aux conséquences graves

Vu l’importance stratégique des secteurs d’activités assujettis à la réglementation fédérale, la liste des conséquences potentielles de C-58 sur la population est bien longue.

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