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November 2017

Posted: Tuesday, November 7, 2017 in Health and Safety, Violence
Canada’s unions say they welcome legislation being proposed to address harassment and violence in federally-regulated workplaces, and look forward to working with the government to address... Read more

October 2017

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality
The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) says the Quebec government’s new legislation on religious neutrality is clearly discriminatory and puts workers in an untenable situation.
Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Canadian Labour Congress president Hassan Yussuff says he is optimistic that pharmacare will emerge as a priority in this week’s meeting between federal and provincial and territorial health... Read more
Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 in Around the World, Human Rights & Equality
It is estimated that over half a million Rohingya women, men, and children are currently living in dire conditions in Bangladesh – without clean water, sanitation, or even basic shelter.They were... Read more
Posted: Monday, October 9, 2017 in Health and Safety
October 10 is World Mental Health day, and this year unions are highlighting the work we do to promote mental health in the workplace.This spring the Canadian Labour Congress introduced an... Read more
Posted: Thursday, October 5, 2017 in Health and Safety
Canada’s unions will be watching the House of Commons today as MPs discuss an NDP motion calling for a universal pharmacare plan for... Read more
Posted: Monday, October 2, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, Aboriginal Workers, Women
Sisters in Spirit Vigils on October 4th are an annual way to honour the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women and in Canada. The violence experienced by Indigenous women and girls is a... Read more
Posted: Sunday, October 1, 2017
The Canadian Labour Congress is congratulating Jagmeet Singh on a decisive win in today’s New Democatic Party leadership vote.“On the first ballot, Jagmeet has won the support of over half of the NDP... Read more

September 2017

Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017 in Health and Safety
Canada’s unions say today’s report by the Parliamentary Budget Officer is more evidence... Read more