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 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

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

Ten years ago the United Nations adopted a resolution that established the...

Posted: 2 December 2016

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Posted: 23 September 2016

This week, Canada’s Auditor General Michael Ferguson released a damning report on the state of the Canada Pension Plan Disability (CPPD) program. Among his findings:

Posted: 6 February 2016

Talk about the “sharing” or “gig” economy is everywhere, especially when it comes to ride-sharing apps like Uber. For the most part public debate has centred on issues of public safety, customer...

Posted: 11 January 2016