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July 2014

Posted: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
OTTAWA ― Hassan Yussuff, the President of the Canadian Labour Congress, says that the labour movement in Canada has clearly and forcefully told the federal government that it has no business... Read more

June 2014

Posted: Friday, June 27, 2014 in Jobs and the Economy
OTTAWA ― The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) shares the sense of shock and dismay at the deep cuts announced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Reacting to news that up to 1,500 jobs will... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 in Social and Economic Policy, Jobs and the Economy
This week, Employment Minister Jason Kenney is coming to Toronto to host what's being billed as a “skills summit”― a grand meeting of some of the country's better minds to talk about fixing the... Read more
Posted: Saturday, June 21, 2014 in Human Rights & Equality, Aboriginal Workers
National Aboriginal Day is a time to celebrate the culture and contributions of Indigenous peoples in Canada. On this day, the Canadian Labour Congress wishes to express its support and solidarity by... Read more
Posted: Friday, June 20, 2014 in Jobs and the Economy, Temporary Foreign Workers
Today's announcement regarding the Temporary Foreign Worker program is the latest rescue mission for a program that is deeply flawed and needs to be replaced, not saved. It's time to put the focus on... Read more
Posted: Friday, June 13, 2014 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
The new President of the Canadian Labour Congress says voters in Ontario sent a clear message when they rejected the politics of austerity and declined to vote for policies that target working people... Read more
OTTAWA ― Far too many young Canadian workers are either unemployed or underemployed and governments must come up with a strategy to solve the problem – a problem that has been with us persistently... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 in Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ2SI

May 2014

Posted: Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ2SI
Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Ten years ago, on May 17th homosexuality was removed from the International Classification of Diseases of the World Health... Read more
The CLC is disappointed by a Supreme Court of Canada ruling that says it is constitutional for the government to use security certificates in detaining and trying people in Canada who are not... Read more

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