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December 2015

Posted: Wednesday, December 30, 2015 in Social and Economic Policy, Role of Unions
When Canadian Labour Congress Secretary-Treasurer Barbara Byers found out she had been nominated for the Order of Canada, she was stunned.Byers was... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, December 22, 2015 in Social and Economic Policy, Role of Unions
On Monday, the Minister of National Revenue announced she has waived the Conservatives’ anti-union Bill C-377's reporting requirements for unions and labour trusts. The Canadian Labour Congress... Read more
Posted: Monday, December 21, 2015 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
OTTAWA – Since 2009, the Canadian Labour Congress has been actively campaigning for an expanded Canada Pension Plan. Today, it responded to the Finance Ministers’ announcement that they will begin ... Read more
Posted: Thursday, December 17, 2015 in Human Rights & Equality
The country’s largest labour organization says it’s time for everyone who works in any of Canada’s provinces, territories, cities and towns – whether they work in a home, a factory, or a field – to... Read more
Posted: Thursday, December 17, 2015 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
After a lifetime of hard work, no one should have to retire in poverty. But if you or a family member is worried about being able to afford to retire, you’re not alone. Today, nearly two in three... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 in Human Rights & Equality, Aboriginal Workers, Racialized Workers
Today, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) released its final report documenting the dark history and legacy of Canada’s residential school system, in which more than 150,000 First Nations... Read more
Posted: Saturday, December 12, 2015 in Jobs and the Economy, Green Jobs, Social and Economic Policy, Climate Change
The Paris COP21 Climate Change Summit has culminated in an agreement that commits governments to the long-term goal of limiting... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, December 9, 2015 in Human Rights & Equality
Ten years ago, our federal government was forced to call a public inquiry into the role played by Canadian officials in the overseas detention and torture of a Canadian citizen – Maher Arar. Through... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, December 9, 2015
(Ottawa) Hassan Yussuff, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, Perrin Beatty, President and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Chantal Tie, Representative of the Canadian Council for... Read more

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