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September 2013

Posted: Monday, September 16, 2013 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
OTTAWA ― The Canadian Labour Congress says that a study released by the Fraser Institute, which attacks the pensions paid to men and women who provide public services to Canadians, is hypocritical.“... Read more
Posted: Monday, September 9, 2013 in Social and Economic Policy, Employment Insurance
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that the federal government’s three-year freeze on Employment Insurance (EI) premiums is being done on the backs of unemployed Canadians.... Read more
Posted: Friday, September 6, 2013 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that youth unemployment and the quality of jobs across the economy remain big concerns in Canada.Ken Georgetti was commenting on the... Read more

August 2013

Posted: Thursday, August 29, 2013
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says workers in Canada have much to celebrate on Labour Day because union wages benefit the entire community.
Posted: Friday, August 9, 2013 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that the job numbers for July are a big disappointment and he is calling on the federal government and employers to invest in both job... Read more
OTTAWA ― The Conservative government’s announced reforms to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) amount to tinkering and fail to address fundamental flaws with the program, says Ken Georgetti... Read more

July 2013

Posted: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
OTTAWA ― The Canadian Labour Congress is pleased Ontario has pledged to continue to press for an expanded Canada Pension Plan at this week's Council of the Federation meetings. Ken Georgetti, the... Read more
Posted: Friday, July 5, 2013 in Jobs and the Economy
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that the rate of unemployment in Canada remains unacceptably high and that the economy is not producing enough jobs, particularly for... Read more

June 2013

Posted: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that the Fraser Institute has unwittingly made the case for expanding the Canada Pension Plan and making it the preferred retirement... Read more
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that the federal government consistently fails to consult workers and their representatives when creating policies about jobs and training.... Read more

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