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    :: Friday, March 03, 2006 ::

    NUPGE asks Harper to sign Workers' Bill of Rights - by Larry Brown, Straight Goods
    All other party leaders signed during the election; only Harper balks.

    The 340,000-member National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is again appealing to Prime Minister Stephen Harper to sign the Workers' Bill of Rights.

    Circulated to all major political party leaders and candidates during the recent election campaign, the document declares that all workers have the freedom to form unions and to determine wages and working conditions through collective bargaining without interference by government.
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