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: Thursday, 24 April 2014
The Canadian Labour Congress has written a letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper on the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh. The letter urges him to take action on getting companies in Canada to sign onto an Accord for Fire and Building… Read More
Posted: Tuesday, 22 April 2014
We face a global challenge. Climate change impacts are already widespread and consequential. The most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, prepared by scientists from 100 countries and signed off by 195 countries, noted that climate… Read More
Posted: Thursday, 17 April 2014
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress has called for a “full, open and transparent review” of the Temporary Foreign Workers Program (TFWP) in the wake of media stories describing hiring and staffing practices at a number of McDonald’s… Read More
Posted: Tuesday, 15 April 2014
April 16 is Equal Pay Day in Ontario – on this day a woman, on average, has worked enough to earn as much as a man made the previous year. The gender wage gap isn’t just a problem in Ontario – it’s the reality for working women across the country.
Thanks… Read More
Posted: Friday, 11 April 2014
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress has criticized the staffing cuts announced at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
“This is just the latest round of job cuts at our national broadcaster and once again the CBC is being asked to… Read More
Posted: Tuesday, 1 April 2014
Unions are about more than decent jobs for workers. The labour movement also works to make workplaces safe for everyone. Yet, each year thousands of Canadians are killed or injured on the job or die from work-related diseases. In 2012, 979 Canadians died because… Read More