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June 2013

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
Posted: Thursday, June 6, 2013
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress has expressed outrage over a back door attempt by the Conservative government to interfere in labour relations and the established rights of... Read more

May 2013

OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that the federal government’s labour market policy is failing young Canadian workers.“Unemployment remains unacceptably high for younger... Read more
OTTAWA ― New research conducted by the Canadian Labour Congress shows that in recent years migrant workers are filling most of the new jobs created in the Canadian economy.“Roughly 75% of the new... Read more
OTTAWA ― New research conducted by the Canadian Labour Congress shows that in recent years migrant workers are filling most of the new jobs created in the Canadian economy.“Roughly 75% of the new... Read more

April 2013

OTTAWA ― The president of the Canadian Labour Congress acknowledges changes that the Conservative government has made to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) but says those changes highlight... Read more
Posted: Friday, April 26, 2013 in Health and Safety, Around the World, Corporate Accountability
OTTAWA ― The Canadian Labour Congress deplores the preventable deaths and injuries that have occurred as a result of a tragic factory collapse near Dhaka, Bangladesh, says CLC President Ken Georgetti... Read more
The Royal Bank of Canada is abusing the Temporary Foreign Worker Program to the detriment of both migrant and national workers, says Ken Georgetti, president of the Canadian Labour Congress.Georgetti... Read more
OTTAWA ― The Canadian Labour Congress will make an Access to Information request for all documents related to the federal government's compliance with a 2009 Auditor General’s report regarding the... Read more

March 2013

Posted: Friday, March 22, 2013
More than 350 labour leaders met for a one-day summit on Friday, March 22 in Toronto to talk about how their members can advocate for greater fairness for all Canadians.“We met to reaffirm our... Read more

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