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May 2017

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, Young Workers, Jobs and the Economy
With today’s long-anticipated release of the Changing Workplaces Review report, the Canadian Labour Congress is calling on the Ontario government to go further than the report’s recommendations in... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ2SI
May 17 is the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), a day which marks the anniversary of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) decision to remove homosexuality from... Read more
Posted: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Delegates at the CLC’s 28th Constitutional Convention today elected CLC Officers for the next term, 2017-2020.CLC President Hassan Yussuff won a second mandate by acclamation. Yussuff was originally... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Canada’s unions are celebrating an announcement by Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, that Canada will finally ratify the International Labour Organization’s... Read more
Posted: Saturday, May 6, 2017
It was standing room only at a memorial for former CLC President Bob White at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Friday. More than 600 union and community activists and leaders joined his family... Read more
Posted: Thursday, May 4, 2017
This year marks the 100th anniversary of The Canadian Press. A creation of newspaper publishers in 1917 as a distributor of news across the country, and enshrined under an Act of Parliament, the... Read more

April 2017

Posted: Thursday, April 27, 2017
Canada’s unions are celebrating ... Read more
Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017
Unions and families of workers killed on the job are asking the federal government to do more to enforce laws holding employers criminally accountable for workplace death and injury. The call will be... Read more
Canada’s unions applauded today’s announcement that the federal government will reverse its position by fully supporting the listing chrysotile asbestos among hazardous substances regulated under the... Read more
Earth Day is an international call to action to protect the environment. With 2017 being celebrated as the150th anniversary of Canadian confederation, it is an opportunity to ask ourselves: What can... Read more