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.
Posted: Friday, 15 August 2014
OTTAWA ― While today's revised job numbers from Statistics Canada show fewer jobs were lost than those originally reported, it's the same story as far as the quality of the new jobs available to Canada's 1.35 million unemployed workers. Between June and… Read More
Posted: Thursday, 7 August 2014
The CLC calls on the Canadian government to support talks between Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Hamas beginning in Cairo to find a lasting peace in the region. There is a window of opportunity for the Prime Minister and the Foreign Affairs Minister… Read More
Posted: Tuesday, 22 July 2014
Recently, the CLC wrote to Foreign Minister John Baird, asking him to press the government of Bangladesh to comply with its commitments to respect labour rights and to ensure the safety of garment factories. A new framework for action called the "Sustainability… Read More
Posted: Thursday, 17 July 2014
Hassan Yussuff, the President of the Canadian Labour Congress, says that Employment Insurance is failing unemployed workers in Canada, and those that pay into the program don't have enough say about how the money is spent.
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