Comment 98397

By Henry and Joe (anonymous) | Posted March 12, 2014 at 23:04:11 in reply to Comment 98394

EI, WSIB, minimum wage, overtime, safety standards, 8 hour work days, weekends, all arose as a result of pressure on government from organized labour. Nixon was the last president to actually defend the rights of the working class. He did it for similar reasons as Mackenzie King. They wanted to keep organized labour at bay. But then again, what can 20th century political decisions have on the working conditions of the present day?

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