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October 2018

Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2018 in Health and Safety
Canada’s unions applaud the federal government for introducing regulations to ban the import, export, manufacture, sale and use of asbestos and asbestos-containing products. The regulations,... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 in Around the World, Corporate Accountability
On Monday, the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development (FAAE) tabled the report “A Call to Action: Ending the Use of All Forms of Child Labour in Supply Chains.” This... Read more
Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018
CLC President Hassan Yussuff received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws (honoris causa) from Ryerson University on Thursday in Toronto. “I’m grateful and I’m humbled to receive an honorary degree from... Read more
October 7th is the World Day for Decent Work and this year’s global theme is “Change the Rules.”  Around the world and here in Canada, unions mark the Day for Decent Work by organising, campaigning... Read more
Posted: Monday, October 1, 2018
Canada’s unions say the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) represents some points of progress, but are raising concern over protections for some Canadian workers.“Workers across the... Read more

September 2018

Posted: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 in Around the World, Trade, Investment and Security
Upcoming meeting in Montreal provides an opportunity to address growing concernsOn the first anniversary of CETA’s implementation, trade unions on both sides of the Atlantic are warning that the... Read more
Posted: Monday, September 24, 2018
A diverse coalition representing health care providers, non-profit organizations, workers, seniors, patients and academics has come together to issue a statement of consensus principles for the... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 in Around the World, Trade, Investment and Security
Trade unions in the EU and Canada are united in our call for progressive trade deals that promote decent jobs, protect and enhance labour rights, protect public services and lead to fair distribution... Read more

August 2018

Posted: Friday, August 31, 2018 in Social and Economic Policy, Healthcare
This Labour Day, Canada’s unions are calling on the federal government to get it right on pharmacare by creating a single-payer, universal prescription drug program for Canada.

June 2018

Posted: Friday, June 29, 2018 in Jobs and the Economy
Canada’s unions are pleased with strong counter-measures announced today by the federal government in support of workers in the steel and aluminum sectors. The counter-measures come in direct... Read more