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Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Canadian Labour Congress president Hassan Yussuff says he is optimistic that pharmacare will emerge as a priority in this week’s meeting between federal and provincial and territorial health... Read more
Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 in Around the World, Human Rights & Equality
It is estimated that over half a million Rohingya women, men, and children are currently living in dire conditions in Bangladesh – without clean water, sanitation, or even basic shelter.They were... Read more
Posted: Monday, October 9, 2017 in Health and Safety
October 10 is World Mental Health day, and this year unions are highlighting the work we do to promote mental health in the workplace.This spring the Canadian Labour Congress introduced an... Read more
Posted: Thursday, October 5, 2017 in Health and Safety
Canada’s unions will be watching the House of Commons today as MPs discuss an NDP motion calling for a universal pharmacare plan for... Read more
Posted: Monday, October 2, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, Aboriginal Workers, Women
Sisters in Spirit Vigils on October 4th are an annual way to honour the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women and in Canada. The violence experienced by Indigenous women and girls is a... Read more
Posted: Sunday, October 1, 2017
The Canadian Labour Congress is congratulating Jagmeet Singh on a decisive win in today’s New Democatic Party leadership vote.“On the first ballot, Jagmeet has won the support of over half of the NDP... Read more
Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017 in Health and Safety
Canada’s unions say today’s report by the Parliamentary Budget Officer is more evidence... Read more
Posted: Monday, September 11, 2017
Canada’s unions are welcoming the federal government’s plan to close tax loopholes for very high-income earners, saying it’s an important first step toward bringing more fairness to Canada’s tax... Read more
Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2017 in Social and Economic Policy, Healthcare
Canada’s unions are marking this year’s Labour Day with the launch of a campaign calling for universal prescription drug coverage for all Canadians.“Today, 3.5 million Canadians can’t afford to fill... Read more