human rights

Human Rights

Canadian labour’s strong belief that all workers have the collective right to bargain wages and working conditions is matched by our support for human rights and equality rights at home and around the world. The Canadian Labour Congress and its affiliated unions are active in the workplace, in our organizations and with partner groups in this country and globally to demand human rights and equality rights for all.

Issues and Research

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

May 7th, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (registration begins at 8:00 am)

Posted: 20 March 2017

On International Women’s Day, Canada’s unions are asking our government to act on their stated feminist principles.

Posted: 7 March 2017

On International Women’s Day, we’re asking our government to act on their stated feminist principles and do three things in 2017.

Posted: 1 March 2017
Basic page

On February 13, 2017 in honour of Black History Month, the Canadian Labour Congress is launching “Working While Black”, an educational and interactive webinar series...

Posted: 27 February 2017

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