Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government passes bill forcing unions to open their books

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By Les Whittington, the Toronto Star, 12 December 2012

Opposition MPs and unions have slammed Bill C-377 as a discriminatory attack against organized labour that subjects unions to tougher disclosure requirements than other organizations financed by tax-deductible membership dues.

And critics say forcing unions to open their books to tax authorities violates constitutional and privacy rights. (...)

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