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The international trade union movement is speaking out with deep concern following US President Donald Trump’s announcement about US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement. This morning, the... Read more
Posted: Thursday, June 1, 2017 in Jobs and the Economy
Canada’s unions are welcoming today’s announcement that the federal government is taking steps to support forest sector workers and communities affected by the United States’ imposition of duties on... Read more
Posted: Thursday, June 1, 2017
The Canadian Labour Congress is urging Canadian municipalities to adopt “sanctuary city” status to support and protect non-... Read more
Posted: Thursday, June 1, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ
Over the next few months, Canada’s unions will join others in communities across Canada to celebrate Pride and support LGBTQ2SI equality and justice.While Pride is a time to celebrate, it is also a... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, May 30, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, Young Workers, Jobs and the Economy
The Canadian Labour Congress joins workers’ advocates celebrating today’s announcement that the Ontario government will raise the provincial minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2019, and reform the... Read more
Posted: Friday, May 26, 2017
On behalf of the 3.3 million members of the Canadian Labour Congress, I extend my deepest condolences to the people of Manchester and all those who lost loved ones in Monday’s horrific and senseless... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, Young Workers, Jobs and the Economy
With today’s long-anticipated release of the Changing Workplaces Review report, the Canadian Labour Congress is calling on the Ontario government to go further than the report’s recommendations in... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ
May 17 is the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), a day which marks the anniversary of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) decision to remove homosexuality from... Read more
Posted: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Delegates at the CLC’s 28th Constitutional Convention today elected CLC Officers for the next term, 2017-2020.CLC President Hassan Yussuff won a second mandate by acclamation. Yussuff was originally... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Canada’s unions are celebrating an announcement by Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, that Canada will finally ratify the International Labour Organization’s... Read more

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