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December 2017

Posted: Friday, December 15, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality
Canada’s unions are highlighting International Migrant Day by renewing their call for communities to join the sanctuary movement.“We’ve been working with communities from across the country in... Read more
Posted: Monday, December 11, 2017 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
Canada’s unions say they are encouraged that Canada’s finance ministers are working to strengthen the Canada Pension Plan and hope that means parents who take time off work to raise children and... Read more
Posted: Saturday, December 9, 2017
Canada’s unions have a long-standing legacy of advancing human rights. This year on December 10, the CLC will honour the 70th anniversary of the... Read more
Posted: Friday, December 1, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, Workers with Disabilities
Canada’s unions are marking the International Day of Persons with Disabilities with calls for concrete action to promote economic security, employment and inclusion for persons with disabilities in... Read more
Posted: Friday, December 1, 2017 in Around the World, HIV-AIDS
This year’s World AIDS Day campaign focuses on the right to good health, and exploring the challenges people around the world face in exercising that right.Over the past 15 years, progress against... Read more

November 2017

Posted: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ2SI
Canada’s unions are welcoming today’s apology for the so-called National Security purge that saw the decades-long government-sanctioned and systematic persecution of LGBTQ2SI workers.“This is a good... Read more
Posted: Thursday, November 23, 2017 in Health and Safety, Violence, Human Rights & Equality, Women
November 25 is the International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women, and the beginning of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.The campaign is an opportunity to reflect on the... Read more
Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017 in Social and Economic Policy, Healthcare
As part of its national campaign for universal pharmacare, the Canadian Labour Congress has launched a powerful new video telling the story... Read more
Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017 in Jobs and the Economy, Social and Economic Policy, Climate Change
Canada’s unions are applauding the federal government for showing international leadership on climate change by announcing plans to tie Canada’s phase-out of coal-fired electricity with a just... Read more
Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017 in Health and Safety, Violence
The Canadian Labour Congress is celebrating news that Ontario labour legislation is being amended to provide victims of domestic and sexual violence five paid days off work.“Unions have been... Read more