jobs and the economy

We know that workers are our strongest competitive advantage and can drive the economy.

Governments can create the good jobs and grow the economy by investing in health care, infrastructure and by restoring services Canadians like veterans, seniors and the unemployed rely on.

Issues and Research

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...

Posted: 16 November 2017
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Fair pay means that the work women and men do is equally respected and valued. Unfortunately, this is not the reality for many workers in Canada, where there is still a big gap between what women...

Posted: 10 October 2017
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October 7, 2017 will mark the 10th anniversary of the World Day for Decent Work, a day when unions around the world unite in action...

Posted: 5 October 2017
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As Canada moved into the 1970s, workers faced difficult economic times. Work was changing with the early stages of globalization and automation. Workers were losing their jobs as employers adopted...

Posted: 31 July 2017
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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.

Posted: 2 June 2017
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Canada’s unions are welcoming today’s announcement that the federal government is taking steps to support forest sector workers and communities affected by the United States’ imposition of duties...

Posted: 1 June 2017
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