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Around the World

The Canadian Labour Congress is active at home and on the international stage. We work with affiliates and other NGOs to bring labour rights to communities around the world. We promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on work-related issues.

Issues and Research

It is estimated that over half a million Rohingya women, men, and children are currently living in dire conditions in Bangladesh – without clean water, sanitation, or even basic shelter.

Posted: 13 October 2017
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June 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War and the beginning of Israel's occupation of the Palestinian territories.

Posted: 5 June 2017
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Canada’s unions applauded today’s announcement that the federal government will reverse its position by fully supporting the listing chrysotile asbestos among hazardous substances regulated under...

Posted: 21 April 2017
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On March 21, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, unions are on Parliament Hill with a unique experience that will let Members of Parliament and their staff see...

Posted: 21 March 2017
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Canada’s unions are glad to hear that Canada is ready to walk away from NAFTA, saying that renegotiating the deal offers the opportunity take a new approach to trade that puts the interests of...

Posted: 26 January 2017
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