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June 2018

Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 in Human Rights & Equality
This year, international recognition of the United Nations’ World Refugee Day is set against the backdrop of harsh new policies being imposed on migrants by the U.S. government. Canada’s unions are... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
CLC President Hassan Yussuff received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws (honoris causa) from Brock University on Tuesday in St. Catharines. “It’s an honour to be here, and I am humbled to stand on this... Read more
Canada’s unions are kicking off Pride season by renewing the call for universal pharmacare. Too many LGBTQ2SI people are among the more than 3.5 million people living in Canada who can't afford to... Read more

May 2018

Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2018
Canada’s unions today applauded the Canadian Government’s retaliation against the unjustified and unwarranted American tariffs on steel and aluminum.“I am pleased to see Canada respond so quickly and... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 in Around the World
The CLC joins the global trade union movement in welcoming the release of KCTU ex-president Han Sang-gyun, who was unjustly imprisoned for fighting labour reforms that would have worsened the lives... Read more
Posted: Thursday, May 24, 2018 in Around the World
In May 2016, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), together with the CUT (Central Unitaria de Trabajadores) Colombia and Colombian unions , submitted a complaint to the Canadian National Administrative... Read more
Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2018 in Health and Safety, Violence, Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ2SI
Canada’s unions are calling on the federal government to make it easier for workers to report harassment and violence by implementing anti-reprisal measures, including whistleblower protection. This... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Around the World
On behalf of the 3.3 million members of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), I want to condemn in the strongest possible terms the killings of dozens of unarmed Palestinians at mass demonstrations... Read more

April 2018

Posted: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
On behalf of the over three million members of the Canadian Labour Congress, I extend my deepest condolences to the victims, friends, coworkers and families of those who were targeted in yesterday’s... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in Jobs and the Economy, Social and Economic Policy, Climate Change
Canada’s unions applaud today’s announcement by the federal government to strike a task force on “Just Transition” for coal workers. The Just Transition Task Force for Canadian Coal-Power Workers and... Read more