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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
Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2018 in Human Rights & Equality, Aboriginal Workers, Women
This National Indigenous Peoples Day, Canada’s unions are calling on the federal government to grant the two-year extension to the mandate of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Social and Economic Policy, Healthcare
Canadian Labour Congress President Hassan Yussuff reacted with optimism and anticipation to today’s announcement of the appointees to Canada’s Advisory Council on the Implementation of National... Read more
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
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