October 7th is the World Day for Decent Work and this year’s global theme is “Change the Rules.” Around the world and here in Canada, unions mark the Day for Decent Work by organising,...
Canadian unions are committed to playing our part in the fight to slow global warming and keep our planet viable for future generations. Our priority is working with employers and governments to ensure a just transition to a carbon-free economy that supports displaced workers and creates millions of good, green jobs.
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Canada’s unions applaud today’s announcement by the federal government to strike a task force on “Just Transition” for coal workers.
This Earth Day, Canada’s unions say workers and communities need a strategy for transitioning to a zero-carbon world.
Canada’s unions are applauding the federal government for showing international leadership on climate change by announcing plans to tie Canada’s phase-out of coal-fired electricity with a just...
The international trade union movement is speaking out with deep concern following US President Donald Trump’s announcement about US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement.
Earth Day is an international call to action to protect the environment. With 2017 being celebrated as the150th anniversary of Canadian confederation, it is an opportunity to ask ourselves: What...