racialized workers

Racialized Workers

Unions have always worked for equal rights for racialized Canadians and continue to do so today by promoting fairness for all workers of colour. These workers often face discrimination, prejudice and overt racism in the labour market. We also are work with the temporary foreign workers program and on issues that impact other racialized workers new to Canada.

Issues and Research

Canadian Labour Congress President Hassan Yussuff is urging all parties in the House of Commons to unite behind M-103, the Private Member’s Motion condemning Islamophobia.

Posted: 17 February 2017

The Canadian Labour Congress is congratulating Executive Vice-President Marie Clarke Walker for receiving the...

Posted: 15 February 2017

by CLC Executive Vice-President Marie Clarke Walker

Posted: 31 January 2017

Posted: 24 January 2017
Course / Workshop

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 for workers of colour and...

Posted: 23 January 2017

Dear Ms. Leitch,

As the President of the Canadian Labour Congress – representing over three million working women and men from every background – I am writing to you with a clear message:...

Posted: 7 December 2016