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December 2015

Posted: Wednesday, December 9, 2015 in Around the World, Trade, Investment and Security, Jobs and the Economy
Canadian labour leaders met with Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade; her Parliamentary Secretary, David Lametti; and MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development... Read more
Posted: Friday, December 4, 2015
The Canadian Labour Congress is pleased by the tone of today’s Speech from the Throne, which indicated renewed commitment to key election promises.“We were pleased to see mention of important issues... Read more
Posted: Friday, December 4, 2015 in Human Rights & Equality, Women
It has been more than 25 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
Statistics Canada’s most recent Labour Force Survey results are cause for concern, as they demonstrate a continuing, precarious economic situation.Employment fell by 36,000 jobs in November, and the... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 in Human Rights & Equality, Workers with Disabilities
December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which aims to  promote awareness and mobilize support for disability rights issues. On this day, the Canadian Labour Congress... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Media AdvisoryFor immediate release    December 1, 2015

November 2015

Posted: Monday, November 30, 2015 in Around the World, HIV-AIDS, Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ2SI
In 2014, the Canadian Labour Congress took on an unprecedented task: to take the resources and best practices developed to address HIV/AIDS in the workplace in Canada and bring them to Nigeria.
Posted: Friday, November 27, 2015 in Around the World, Social and Economic Policy, Role of Unions
This weekend, countless Canadians and Americans will be tempted by the frenzy of #BlackFriday and #CyberMonday sales in stores and online. Seeing how successful retailers had become over the American... Read more
Posted: Thursday, November 26, 2015 in Social and Economic Policy, Climate Change
The Canadian Labour Congress is leading a 35-member delegation of public and private sector union representatives at the COP21 meetings on climate change in Paris next week.“We will work to ensure... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 in Around the World, Trade, Investment and Security, Jobs and the Economy
The statement below was adopted by the Canadian Council of the CLC at its meeting on November 9.On October 5th, the governments of twelve countries of the Pacific region announced that they had... Read more

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