Protest against changes in rules governing skilled trades workers does not have the support of a significant number of unions in Ontario's construction trades, according to the Coalition of Non-Compulsory Construction Trades of Ontario.

The Coalition represents seven major construction unions whose members were affected by a freeze on certifications several years ago. Schedule 17 of Bill 70, the law at the centre of recent protest, opens the certification process again to these trades. “The reason certain trades oppose Bill 70 is that they…