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

Canada’s unions welcome measures in Monday’s federal budget implementation act that provide important progress for working people, including plans to achieve pay equity, provide paid domestic...

Posted: 30 October 2018
News

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,...

Posted: 4 October 2018
News

This National Indigenous Peoples Day, Canada’s unions are calling on the federal government to grant the two-year extension to the mandate of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered...

Posted: 21 June 2018
News

This year, international recognition of the United Nations’ World Refugee Day is set against the backdrop of harsh new policies being imposed on migrants by the U.S. government.

Posted: 19 June 2018
News

Canada’s unions are kicking off Pride season by renewing the call for universal pharmacare.

Posted: 4 June 2018
News

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Posted: 31 May 2018
Events