MARTIN REGG COHN
March 4, 2014
By renouncing the Rand Formula, did Tim Hudak forgo a winning formula for the next election?
A fascinating poll by Forum Research shows the remarkable vulnerability of unions in Ontario. And helps explain why the Tory leader spent two years targeting them.
The Rand Formula requires everyone in a unionized workplace to pay union dues, whether or not they join. Without the cash flow, unions couldn’t pay their way, which is why Hudak has long wanted to cut off their fiscal lifeline.