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December 2018

Posted: Monday, December 10, 2018 in Human Rights & Equality, Racialized Workers
Canada’s unions are marking International Human Rights Day and the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by calling on Canadians to collectively confront racism, xenophobia,... Read more
Posted: Monday, December 3, 2018 in Human Rights & Equality, Workers with Disabilities
Canada’s unions are marking December 3, the International Day for Persons with Disabilities, by calling on the government to do more to remove barriers in its accessibility legislation.Along with... Read more

November 2018

Posted: Friday, November 30, 2018 in Around the World, HIV-AIDS
Ahead of this year’s UN World AIDS Day, Canada’s unions are pleased to join international efforts to better assess workplace programs aimed at promoting HIV/AIDS awareness, testing, and treatment in... Read more
Posted: Thursday, November 22, 2018 in Health and Safety, Violence, Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ2SI, Women
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25 marks the first day of 16 globally recognized days of activism to end gender-based violence.
Posted: Thursday, November 22, 2018
The Canadian Labour Congress joins the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) in calling on Canada Post to negotiate fair contracts for postal workers. The CLC also joins CUPW in condemning the... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 in Health and Safety, Violence, Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ2SI, Women
November 20 is the Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR). Communities around the world hold vigils, rallies and other memorial events on this day to honor two spirit, trans, non-binary and gender non-... Read more

October 2018

Canada’s unions welcome measures in Monday’s federal budget implementation act that provide important progress for working people, including plans to achieve pay equity, provide paid domestic... Read more
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