workers with disabilities

Workers with disabilities

The Canadian Labour Congress works for the equality of workers with disabilities both in their workplaces and in society. We lobby federal, provincial and territorial governments for genuine labour market strategies and for improved income and support services for disabled persons. We also provide educational resources and conduct public awareness campaigns on disability rights.

Issues and Research

Canada’s unions are marking December 3, the International Day for Persons with Disabilities, by calling on the government to do more to remove barriers in its accessibility legislation.

Posted: 3 December 2018
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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
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Canada’s unions are marking the International Day of Persons with Disabilities with calls for concrete action to promote economic security, employment and inclusion for persons with disabilities...

Posted: 1 December 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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Ten years ago the United Nations adopted a resolution that established the...

Posted: 2 December 2016
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On Inter

Posted: 23 September 2016
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