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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Equal Pay Day

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

CLC criticizes layoffs at the CBC: Questions government commitment to public broadcasting

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

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International Day of Pink 2014 - Wear pink on April 9, 2014!

This April 9th, 2014 marks the International Day of Pink, when the labour movement takes action to celebrate diversity and raise awareness to stop homophobic and transphobic bullying and harassment. The Canadian Labour Congress encourages union members to… Read More

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CLC comments on job numbers for March: Underemployment is Canada’s main labour market challenge

OTTAWA ― Underemployment remains Canada’s biggest labour market challenge, says Ken Georgetti, president of the Canadian Labour Congress. … Read More

CLC writes to Minister Kenney on why relying on websites like Kijiji is not a good indicator of job vacancies

Canadians would be surprised to learn that the federal government is using Kijiji help wanted ads in its statistical labour market data on job vacancies.  Read Ken Georgetti's letter to Minister Jason Kenney on why a reliance on websites like Kijiji may not… Read More

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Think Workplace Fatalities are a Thing of the Past? Together, we have made progress but we must keep fighting for safer workplaces

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

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