August 13, 2015

NDP caught ripping-off Punjabi-speaking call centre workers

Dean SkoreykoRebel Blogger

When Socialists talk about wage fairness, protecting workers and being non-discriminatory they aren’t so good at walking the walk.

Case in point is the NDP getting caught paying Punjabi-speaking canvassers less than English-speaking ones:

At the same time NDP leader Thomas Mulcair was railing about “equality” and demanding a $15-an-hour minimum wage, some of the party’s Punjabi-speaking phone canvassers were being paid $13 an hour — four bucks less than their English-speaking counterparts.

And this isn’t the first time this company, Strategic Communications has run afoul with the law while working for the NDP:

Strategic Communications Inc. was issued a notice of violation for a robocall campaign it carried out on behalf of the NDP between 11 January and 20 January 2012 in the electoral district of St-Maurice-Champlain, Québec.  The calls in question did not specify that they were being made on behalf of the NDP, nor did they include the call originator’s mailing address and contact telephone number. Strategic Communications Inc. cooperated with the CRTC’s investigation, paid a monetary penalty of $10,000 and committed to establish a comprehensive compliance program to prevent future such occurrences.



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commented 2015-08-13 23:45:30 -0400
Sorry A Token Conservative, seems we all agree on the message of this article, but should also point out your double negative in your last sentence. So, I also agree with you that too bad nobody outside of the Rebel will see it..
commented 2015-08-13 21:19:10 -0400
Dean, the first part of the story that’s highlighted in red, you say “less then” when it should be “less than”. When jerks like Terry and Jimmy say this isn’t a real media source, it’s little mistakes like that that, well, let’s just say you aren’t exactly proving them wrong, YKWIM? Take the extra 90 seconds, proof it one more time, don’t let me see the mistakes first, okay? The content of this story proves them wrong, btw. Too bad nobody outside of theRebel won’t see it.
commented 2015-08-13 19:15:57 -0400
A commie will never do the honourable thing it’s in their dna