Saturday, August 24, 2013
Mining company fires Hells Angels
We’ve heard a lot about the Hells Angels drug related violence in Winnipeg, Saskatoon and Fort McMurray. We’ve also heard how many of them are employed in the potash industry there. Well one potash mining company has finally taken the bold new step of denying employment to anyone who is a member of the Hells Angels. This is a step forward.
The Charter of Rights protects the freedom of association. That means you are free to join any religion, political party or trade Union that you want to. It does not include the right to commit crime and belong to a criminal organization. The nest step would be to get them out of the docks as longshoremen. Criminal org checks should be done just like criminal record checks.