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Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 in Around the World, Human Rights & Equality
Hassan Yussuff, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, made the following statement today on the terrorist attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.“On behalf of Canada’s 3.3 million... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 in Social and Economic Policy, Federal Budget
The 2019 federal budget signals the government’s plans and priorities leading up to the fall election. Canada’s unions expect budget 2019 to outline a multi-year roadmap making significant... Read more
Posted: Friday, March 8, 2019 in Health and Safety, Violence, Human Rights & Equality, Women
By Hassan Yussuff, Derrick Hynes, and the Hon. Patty Hajdu In the four years since the release of the first-ever pan-Canadian study on the impact of domestic violence at work, unions, employers and... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2019 in Social and Economic Policy, Healthcare
Canada’s unions welcome the interim report presented today by the federal Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare.Its key recommendations begin to address the existing... Read more
Canada’s Unions are marking International Women’s Day in 2019 with a bold message on the future of women and work: women are #DoneWaiting for fairness at work... Read more
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