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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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Every year on

Posted: 23 September 2016
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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