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

October 7, 2017 will mark the 10th anniversary of the World Day for Decent Work, a day when unions around the world unite in action...

Posted: 5 October 2017
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Sisters in Spirit Vigils on October 4th are an annual way to honour the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women and in Canada. The violence experienced by Indigenous women and girls is a...

Posted: 2 October 2017
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Each year, the

Posted: 13 July 2017
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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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