"In the October election, the provincial government pledged to enhance ONR operations -selling it off will in no way accomplish this goal." The CAW represents approximately 450 workers at ONR.Lewenza applauded the government's decision not to further lower the corporate tax rate, as earlier proposed but expressed major concerns over the announcement to freeze social assistance rates; a move that will only deepen poverty across the province and create greater economic uncertainty for Ontario's most vulnerable."The Harper government is attempting to reinforce the stranglehold globalization has on our economy.This government has repeatedly failed to put Canadian jobs at the top of its priorities and must now do that in its discussions with Japan," said Lewenza.For more information please contact Jo-Anne Stephenson at 1-800-265-3735 ext.3268 or email [email protected] unveils twin-turbocharged Explorer By Jaclyn Trop The Detroit News March 29, 2012 Ford Motor Co.
It will be shown at the New York Auto Show next week."Mandating a wage freeze is an infringement upon free and fair collective bargaining."Governments should be looking to find ways to enhance retirement security for all workers," said Lewenza.The Explorer is the fastest-growing sport utility vehicle in the U.S., with sales rising 123 percent in 2011 to 135,000 units, the company said at the vehicle's unveiling in Dearborn.