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September 2015

Posted: Friday, September 4, 2015 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
Job numbers released by Statistics Canada today show underwhelming employment growth and a stagnant labour market, signaling once again the need for a new government with a new direction.August saw... Read more
Posted: Friday, September 4, 2015
The CLC applauds the Supreme Court of Canada’s unanimous ruling that Ecuadorian villagers can proceed... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 in Jobs and the Economy
Canadian workers need a new government with the courage to tackle the recession head on and take the economy in a new direction, says the head of Canada’s labour central.“Nobody should be surprised... Read more

August 2015

Job numbers released by Statistics Canada today show youth unemployment and self-employment are on the rise while overall job growth continues to stagnate.Youth unemployment rose from June’s 12.9 per... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, August 5, 2015 in Jobs and the Economy
The benefits of paying people decent wages are abundantly clear. A generation ago one full-time minimum wage job was enough to keep someone above the low income line in a large urban area. This has... Read more

July 2015

Canadian extractive sector companies account for almost half of the world’s mining and mineral exploration activity.  They have interests in more than 8,000 places in over 100 countries globally.
Posted: Friday, July 10, 2015 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
Job numbers released by Statistics Canada today are consistent with recent speculation around whether Canada’s economy has fallen into a recession.Job creation has slowed; 66,000 jobs were created in... Read more
Posted: Friday, July 3, 2015
On behalf of 3.3 million unionized working people, the Canadian Labour Congress extends its solidarity to the people of Greece. On the eve of Sunday's referendum, the CLC affirms the inalienable... Read more

June 2015

Posted: Monday, June 29, 2015 in Social and Economic Policy, Role of Unions
The Prime Minister has used his Conservative Senate majority to rig Senate rules, shut down debate and force through Bill C-377.“Several senators tried to do their job and demonstrate that the Senate... Read more
Given our shared struggle for human rights and corporate accountability, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) supports the position of the El Salvadoran government in respect to the investor-state... Read more