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March 2013

OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress is calling for an all out effort to provide skills training to unemployed Canadians.Ken Georgetti was commenting on the federal government’s... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 in Health and Safety, Violence, Human Rights & Equality, Women
Barbara Byers, Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Labour Congress, accompanied a delegation of Canadian trade union leaders and activists at the annual United Nations Commission on the Status... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The Canadian Labour Congress is pleased to announce that Michael Rouse is the... Read more

February 2013

Posted: Friday, February 8, 2013 in Social and Economic Policy, Federal Budget, Jobs and the Economy
OTTAWA – The federal government should stop playing political games that stigmatize unemployed workers, says Canadian Labour Congress President Ken Georgetti.“Recently, some cabinet ministers have... Read more

January 2013

OTTAWA – The Employment Insurance program continues to fail unemployed workers, says Canadian Labour Congress President Ken Georgetti.“We know that only 37.9% of unemployed Canadians actually qualify... Read more