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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

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 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

December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which aims to  promote awareness and mobilize support for disability rights issues. On this day, the Canadian Labour Congress...

Posted: 1 December 2015

The Canadian Labour Congress is pleased to announce that Spirit Synott has been awarded the 2014 Carol McGregor Award for Disability Rights Activism.

Posted: 6 December 2014

December 3rd is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day when we celebrate the contributions of persons with disabilities in our communities, and commit to removing barriers and...

Posted: 3 December 2014