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September 2016

Posted: Friday, September 2, 2016
This Labour Day, Canada’s unions are launching a new site,, and three compelling online videos to showcase the ways unions... Read more

August 2016

Posted: Thursday, August 11, 2016 in Human Rights & Equality, Young Workers
As the world celebrates International Youth Day on August 12, the Canadian Labour Congress is asking the federal government and employers to invest more in job training and employment opportunities... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, August 3, 2016 in Human Rights & Equality, Aboriginal Workers
CLC president Hassan Yussuff was honoured to participate in the... Read more

July 2016

Posted: Thursday, July 28, 2016 in Human Rights & Equality, Young Workers, Jobs and the Economy
The Canadian Labour Congress welcomes today’s interim report of Ontario’s Changing Workplace Review. The report... Read more
Canada’s largest labour organization is saddened and outraged by news of yet another black man dying after a violent confrontation with police, this time in Ottawa, and it calls on Canada’s mayors to... Read more
What does a better plan for all mean, in real terms? We calculated the difference that the... Read more
Posted: Thursday, July 14, 2016 in Jobs and the Economy
Today’s Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) ruling in Wilson v. AECL will deliver accountability and fairness to roughly 500,000 non-unionized federal employees, said the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC).... Read more
Posted: Friday, July 8, 2016 in Human Rights & Equality, Racialized Workers
The world is reeling from the devastating shootings in the United States this week. First, two black men were killed by police officers. Then, during a peaceful protest against those shootings, five... Read more
Posted: Friday, July 8, 2016 in Around the World
As this year's Eid celebrations wind to a close, the CLC would like to take a moment to express its solidarity and sympathy to the many across the globe for whom this year's holidays were devastated... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, July 5, 2016 in Jobs and the Economy, Corporate Profits & Pay
Canada Post Corporation is set to lock out 50,000 postal workers and jeopardize mail service across Canada as early as this Friday. In spite of long-standing profitability, Canada Post is proposing... Read more