News Archive 2014
Posted: Friday, December 19, 2014
The Senate has passed a bill that will make it much more difficult for workers in federally regulated workplaces to join unions, and easier for a minority of workers to disband them.Bill C-525, the... Read more
On December 18, we join with migrant workers and their families in Canada and around the world, in observing International Migrants Day. On this day, we again call on the federal government to... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The Canadian Labour Congress offers its congratulations to Ginette Brazeau on her appointment as Chairperson of the Canadian Industrial Relations Board.“I offer my sincerest congratulations to... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 in Human Rights & Equality, Racialized Workers, Around the World, Trade, Investment and Security
More than 13 years after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States, we continue to see governments interpret “national security” in a way that erodes basic human rights and civil liberties... Read more
It has been twenty five years since 14 women were murdered at Montreal’s École Polytechnique. And yet, women and girls in Canada still face violence in their homes, schools, workplaces, and... Read more
The Canadian Labour Congress is pleased to announce that Spirit Synott has been awarded the 2014 Carol McGregor Award for Disability Rights Activism.
The Canadian Labour Congress says it's time to put jobs – good jobs – back on the country's political agenda. It's time for a Canada-wide conversation about jobs – the good jobs we need, the jobs we... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, December 3, 2014 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security, Human Rights & Equality, Workers with Disabilities
December 3rd is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day when we celebrate the contributions of persons with disabilities in our communities, and commit to removing barriers and... Read more
On this World AIDS Day 2014, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) joins unions from around the world, in their call for governments to bring an end to the AIDS epidemic by 2030.
“The federal government must stop toying with migrant workers’ hopes and dreams, and extend permanent residency on arrival to newcomers arriving to do caring work in Canada,” said Hassan Yussuff,... Read more