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May 2015

Posted: Monday, May 11, 2015 in Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ2SI
This year is the 25th anniversary of the United Nations World Health Organization’s decision to remove homosexuality from its list of mental disorders and illnesses. This day is a celebration... Read more
The President of the Canadian Labour Congress vowed to keep up his and the labour movement’s opposition to the government’s flawed and dangerous anti-terror legislation, bill C-51, as it moves to the... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 in Social and Economic Policy, Role of Unions
Albertans voted overwhelmingly for fairness yesterday when they elected a new government to be led by Rachel Notley and the NDP.“This is an historic, tremendous change in a direction that, I think,... Read more
Posted: Friday, May 1, 2015 in Human Rights & Equality, Racialized Workers
This month workers from East Asia, South Asia, Western and Southeast Asia will celebrate Asian Heritage Month, recognizing the contributions and sacrifices made, and adversity overcome, by... Read more

April 2015

Posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in Health and Safety, Death & Injury at Work
For Workers Injured or Killed on the JobSafer and Healthier Workplaces — Just One Election AwayEvery year, thousands of Canadians are killed or injured on the job or die from work-related diseases.... Read more
All we want for earth day is a government that prioritizes the creation of quality green jobs in the clean energy sector. The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) is working with environmental... Read more
Posted: Monday, April 20, 2015 in Social and Economic Policy, Climate Change
The labour movement cares about global climate change because it affects our members and all Canadians. We want to create good, green jobs for Canadians to boost the economy and protect the... Read more
Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015
This fall we believe we can win a new government, but we need your help.Join us for a time for change event in your community to see how you can get involved. These short and fun events will be a... Read more
Posted: Monday, April 13, 2015 in Human Rights & Equality, Around the World
Canada’s central labour body is calling on the government to stop trying to shut down legitimate and nonviolent criticism of human rights abuses by Israel.We are very disturbed to see our government... Read more
Posted: Friday, April 10, 2015 in Jobs and the Economy
Today’s job numbers show that Canada’s labour market continues to be stagnant, and that the trend of creating only part-time precarious work persists.A gain of 57,000 part-time jobs, mostly in health... Read more