labour history

Health & Safety

The labour movement has worked hard to win Canadian workers the right to refuse unsafe work, the right to be informed about hazards in the workplace and the right to participate in health and safety discussions. Today we continue to fight hard every day to keep forcing employers to fulfill their obligations to keep workers safe.

Issues and Research

November 25 is the International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women, and the beginning of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.

Posted: 23 November 2017
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The Canadian Labour Congress is celebrating news that Ontario labour legislation is being amended to provide victims of domestic and sexual violence five paid days off work.

Posted: 10 November 2017
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Canada’s unions say they welcome legislation being proposed to address harassment and violence in federally-regulated workplaces, and look forward to working with the government to address...

Posted: 7 November 2017
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October 10 is World Mental Health day, and this year unions are highlighting the work we do to promote mental health in the workplace.

Posted: 9 October 2017
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Canada’s unions will be watching the House of Commons today as MPs discuss an NDP motion calling for a universal pharmacare plan for...

Posted: 5 October 2017
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Canada’s unions say today’s report by the Parliamentary Budget Officer is more evidence...

Posted: 28 September 2017
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