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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
Canada’s unions are marking the fifth anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster by urging Canadian companies to commit to protecting and promoting the human rights of textile workers.On April 24, 2013,... Read more
Posted: Monday, April 23, 2018 in Health and Safety
This National Day of Mourning, Canada’s unions are calling on the federal government to do more to address workplace violence and harassment.Every April 28, Canada’s unions join workers and their... Read more
Posted: Sunday, April 22, 2018 in Social and Economic Policy, Climate Change
This Earth Day, Canada’s unions say workers and communities need a strategy for transitioning to a zero-carbon world.“Unions, business, communities and governments must work together on comprehensive... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Social and Economic Policy, Healthcare
Canada’s unions are celebrating today’s announcement by the Standing Committee on Health that recommends a single-payer, universal prescription drug plan for Canada. The recommendation came in its... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 in Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ2SI
Canada’s unions have a long history of celebrating diversity and challenging discrimination, harassment and bullying. On April 11, the International Day of Pink, people are encouraged to wear pink in... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 in Human Rights & Equality, Aboriginal Workers, Racialized Workers
On March 21, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Canada’s unions are urging the federal government to take comprehensive steps to address race-based discrimination... Read more
Posted: Friday, March 9, 2018 in Human Rights & Equality, Women
Canada’s unions are celebrating the federal government’s recent announcement that it plans to amend the Canada Labour Code to include five days of paid domestic violence leave for workers in... Read more
Posted: Thursday, March 8, 2018 in Jobs and the Economy
Canada’s unions are calling on federal and provincial governments to stand up to U.S. trade aggression and support Canada’s steel and aluminum industries and their workers.U.S. President Trump... Read more

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