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

To mark Black History Month, Canada’s unions are renewing their call on the federal government to commit to an anti-Black racism strategy.

Posted: 1 February 2018

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

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

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

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: 21 February 2017

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

Posted: 15 February 2017