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Environmental racism is the development and implementation of environmental policy on issues such as toxic waste disposal sites, pollution, and urban decay in areas with a significant ethnic or... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in Health and Safety, Death & Injury at Work
Canada’s unions are mourning the loss of three railroad workers after a train derailment in British Columbia on Monday. The Canadian Pacific (CP) train derailed east of Field, BC, near the Alberta-... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 in Around the World, Health and Safety, Violence, Human Rights & Equality
The Canadian Labour Congress, representing over 3 million Canadian workers, calls on the Government of Canada to promote dialogue to foster a peaceful solution to the Venezuelan crisis.Canada is... Read more
Posted: Monday, December 10, 2018 in Human Rights & Equality, Racialized Workers
Canada’s unions are marking International Human Rights Day and the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by calling on Canadians to collectively confront racism, xenophobia,... Read more
Posted: Monday, December 3, 2018 in Human Rights & Equality, Workers with Disabilities
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.Along with... Read more
Posted: Friday, November 30, 2018 in Around the World, HIV-AIDS
Ahead of this year’s UN World AIDS Day, Canada’s unions are pleased to join international efforts to better assess workplace programs aimed at promoting HIV/AIDS awareness, testing, and treatment in... Read more
Posted: Thursday, November 22, 2018 in Health and Safety, Violence, Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ2SI, Women
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25 marks the first day of 16 globally recognized days of activism to end gender-based violence.
Posted: Thursday, November 22, 2018
The Canadian Labour Congress joins the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) in calling on Canada Post to negotiate fair contracts for postal workers. The CLC also joins CUPW in condemning the... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 in Health and Safety, Violence, Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ2SI, Women
November 20 is the Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR). Communities around the world hold vigils, rallies and other memorial events on this day to honor two spirit, trans, non-binary and gender non-... Read more

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