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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

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

Posted: 20 March 2017

Let’s face it: low-wage, insecure, part-time work is no way to live life now, or build a future. But today, too many Canadians – especially younger Canadians – are having to do just that. 

Posted: 6 October 2016

As the world celebrates International Youth Day on August 12, the Canadian Labour Congress is asking the federal government and employers to invest more in job training and employment...

Posted: 11 August 2016

The Canadian Labour Congress welcomes today’s interim report of Ontario’s Changing Workplace Review. The report...

Posted: 28 July 2016

What does a better plan for all mean, in real terms?

Posted: 21 July 2016

Taking Charge of Change (TCC) is an intensive eight-week activist training program for young workers and youth activists (age 30 and under) who want to lead, build and organize...

Posted: 5 January 2016
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