Local 793 members may receive automated phone calls from the International Union about Bill C-377 and other anti-union legislation being proposed by Canada’s federal Conservative government. Bill C-377 is a Conservative private members bill that attacks freedom of association and free speech and infringes on individual privacy. Local 793 business manager Mike Gallagher, who is a vice-president on the IUOE general executive board, has lobbied for support from the International about issues that impact Canadian operators and their families. The automated calls from the International are part of that initiative.
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