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Young Workers

They make up nearly a third of the population of Canada – and yet their interests are underrepresented in government and public policy decisions. The labour movement is working with Canadian youth today to ease access to education and good jobs. Young workers aren’t just the leaders of tomorrow, they can lead today.

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Issues and Research

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

Canada’s unions are marking the fifth anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster by urging Canadian companies to commit to protecting and promoting the human rights of textile workers.

Posted: 23 April 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

The Canadian Labour Congress joins workers’ advocates celebrating today’s announcement that the Ontario government will raise the provincial minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2019, and reform the...

Posted: 30 May 2017

With today’s long-anticipated release of the Changing Workplaces Review report, the Canadian Labour Congress is calling on the Ontario government to go further than the report’s recommendations in...

Posted: 23 May 2017

May 7th, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (registration begins at 8:00 am)

Posted: 20 March 2017