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

In May 2016, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), together with the CUT (Central Unitaria de Trabajadores) Colombia and Colombian unions , submitted a complaint to the Canadian National Administrative...
Posted: 24 May 2018

On behalf of the 3.3 million members of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), I want to condemn in the strongest possible terms the killings of dozens of unarmed Palestinians at mass demonstrations...

Posted: 15 May 2018

Labour-7 (L7) trade union leaders met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ministers Patricia Hajdu (Employment, Workforce Development and Labour), Maryam Monsef (Status of Women),...

Posted: 5 April 2018
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Canada’s unions are welcoming the federal government’s announcement that it will appoint an ombudsperson to ensure Canadian corporations respect their human rights obligations abroad.  The new...
Posted: 17 January 2018

This year’s World AIDS Day campaign focuses on the right to good health, and exploring the challenges people around the world face in exercising that right.

Posted: 1 December 2017

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