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February 2017

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, Racialized Workers
Canadian Labour Congress President Hassan Yussuff is urging all parties in the House of Commons to unite behind M-103, the Private Member’s Motion condemning Islamophobia.“Now is a crucial time for... Read more
Posted: Monday, February 20, 2017
Canada’s unions are mourning the loss of a great and inspirational leader, former Canadian Labour Congress president Bob White, who has died at age 81.“Bob was courageous leader who blazed a lot of... Read more
Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2017
CLC Secretary-Treasurer Barbara Byers will receive the Order of Canada on Friday, February 17. Byers’ induction... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, Racialized Workers
The Canadian Labour Congress is congratulating Executive Vice-President Marie Clarke Walker for receiving the... Read more
Posted: Sunday, February 12, 2017
Canadian Labour Congress president Hassan Yussuff is urging Nova Scotia premier Stephen McNeil to heed a Supreme Court ruling and go back to the bargaining table with the province’s public school... Read more
Posted: Thursday, February 9, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and Canadian Labour Congress President Hassan Yussuff made the following joint statement about recent acts of violence against Muslim communities in both countries... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Canada’s unions say Prime Minister Justin Trudeau needs to keep his promise and reform Canada’s outdated and unfair electoral system. Today Justin Trudeau issued a revised mandate letter to Minister... Read more

January 2017

Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, Racialized Workers
by CLC Executive Vice-President Marie Clarke WalkerIn 1946, Halifax businesswoman Viola Desmond went to a movie and sat on the main floor. The staff asked her to move: as a Black woman she was only... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality
Canada’s unions are urging the Canadian government to denounce the US Executive Order barring Syrian refugees and discriminating against other travellers of Muslim faith or background. They also want... Read more

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