Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak is right to retreat from his union bashing ‘right-to-work’ policy. But why did he adopt it in the first place?
February 23 2014
At least he didn’t waffle and use weasel words. After weeks of obfuscation, Ontario Tory Leader Tim Hudak’s public abandonment of a key union-bashing policy was refreshingly direct.
“If we’re elected, we’re not going to do it,” he told a gathering of the Toronto Region Board of Trade on Friday. Hudak pledged to leave the so-called Rand Formula alone, retreating from his plan to kill it in order to strip organized labour of money and members.