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June 2015

Posted: Friday, June 19, 2015 in Human Rights & Equality, Aboriginal Workers
On June 21st the Canadian Labour Congress is standing in solidarity with Aboriginal and Indigenous workers and their families by calling on the government to commit now to... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 in Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ2SI
During Pride season, the Canadian Labour Congress unites with lesbian, gay, bisexual, two-spirited, trans and queer Canadians to celebrate the diversity of our communities and to help build a more... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 in Around the World, Corporate Accountability
International trade unions have welcomed key pledges made by the leaders of major global economies at the 2015... Read more
Posted: Friday, June 5, 2015 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
May’s job numbers show little promise that Canada’s epidemic of inadequate job growth and predominantly precarious employment will change without a change in direction.Statistics Canada’s... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 in Human Rights & Equality, Aboriginal Workers
Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Committee has released its report on the residential school system that... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 in Around the World, Trade, Investment and Security
In partnership with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), the Canadian Labour Congress is calling on the Canadian government to publicly release documentation related to negotiations... Read more

May 2015

Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
Finance Minister Joe Oliver’s announcement today that he will “consult” Canadians on voluntary increased Canadian Pension Plan contributions shows the government is more worried about appearances... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 in Human Rights & Equality
The CLC is saddened by the death of Alan Borovoy. Alan was a Toronto lawyer and civil rights activist who passed away on May 11, 2015.“The labour community and civil rights organizations have lost a... Read more

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