Private security contractors will join military in protecting federal workers … – National Post

OTTAWA — Private security contractors will join Canadian troops in providing protection for the government-wide operation that brings Syrian refugees to Canada, according to a draft of the plan. The plan to bring 25,000 refugees to Canada by Dec. 31 will involve federal staff from several departments, with an unknown number working overseas. The refugees are expected to be … Continue reading

Living wage extended to Council security contractors – (press release)

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 8:47 amPress Release: Wellington City Council 29 October 2015 Living wage extended to Council security contractors in Wellington Wellington City Council last night voted 9-6 to extend an $18.55-per-hour wage to contractors working under a proposed new contract to supply security services to the Council. Mayor … Continue reading

The US Military Empire and the “Privatization of War”: Private Military and … – Center for Research on Globalization

Globalization of trade and central banking has propelled private corporations to positions of power and control never before seen in human history. Under advanced capitalism, the structural demands for a return on investment require an unending expansion of centralized capital in the hands of fewer and fewer people. The financial … Continue reading