aboriginal workers

Aboriginal Workers

The Canadian Labour Congress works hard to promote Aboriginal Rights and to end racism against Aboriginal workers.

We are also working with Aboriginal workers to strengthen their voices and presence in the Canadian labour movement through caucuses, forums, conferences and workshops and developed an Aboriginal Rights Resource Tool Kit.

Issues and Research

On National Aboriginal Day, and as we prepare for the upcoming 150th anniversary of Confederation, Canada’s unions are recognizing the history of Canada’s First Nations, Métis and Inuit people...

Posted: 21 June 2017
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Every year on February 14, marches are held across Canada to remember missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. The first happened...

Posted: 21 February 2017
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CLC president Hassan Yussuff is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to comply with the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruling ordering an end to discrimination against First Nations children...

Posted: 31 October 2016
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CLC president Hassan Yussuff was honoured to participate in the...

Posted: 3 August 2016
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Today the Canadian Labour Congress joins Indigenous communities across Canada in celebrating National Aboriginal Day.

Posted: 21 June 2016
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Early next week, the federal Liberal government will table their first budget. This is an historic opportunity for our government to respond to the jobs crisis, while also beginning to repair...

Posted: 14 March 2016
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