The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents 3.3 million Canadian workers. The CLC brings together Canada’s national and international unions along with the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 111 district labour councils.

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Time for a Change Tour

In 2015 we'll elect a new government. We know that the labour vote can make a difference - we've seen it before. This fall, defeating the Harper government is priority #1 so we're rolling up our sleeves and getting to work now. Join us for a time for a change… Read More

The Minimum Wage in Canada

The benefits of paying people decent wages are abundantly clear. Just as the Union Advantage puts extra money into workers pockets to spend locally, higher minimum wages increase the demand for local goods and services. Unfortunately, in many provinces, minimum… Read More

I’m in!

Sign up to get involved in labour's campaign for a better Canada. Sign up to help us win a new government in the next federal election. Do you want to help us work for a better, more secure future for all Canadians? … Read More

Canada must stop attempts to silence legitimate protest

Canada’s central labour body is calling on the government to stop trying to shut down legitimate and nonviolent criticism of human rights abuses by Israel. We are very disturbed to see our government attempting to criminalize legitimate and nonviolent dissent.   … Read More

Stagnant labour market persists: Part-time job gains overshadowed by loss of full time jobs in today’s numbers

Today’s job numbers show that Canada’s labour market continues to be stagnant, and that the trend of creating only part-time precarious work persists. A gain of 57,000 part-time jobs, mostly in health care, education and wholesale and retail trade, was… Read More

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