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: 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.
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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, 8 April 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
Posted: Friday, 4 April 2014
OTTAWA ― Underemployment remains Canada’s biggest labour market challenge, says Ken Georgetti, president of the Canadian Labour Congress.
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Posted: Thursday, 3 April 2014
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
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