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Posted: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 in Human Rights & Equality, Young Workers
The Canadian Labour Congress says Canada needs a Marshall Plan to deal with double digit youth unemployment.The organization was responding to Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz’ suggestions... Read more
Posted: Thursday, October 30, 2014 in Social and Economic Policy, Child Care
The federal government’s announcements today on the Universal Child Care Benefit and income-splitting will leave most working families behind and discourage labour force participation, says Canadian... Read more
Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014 in Jobs and the Economy
The Conservative government likes to talk about “one million net new jobs” as proof of its ability to manage the economy. But a quick look at the facts reveals something closer to the reality... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 in Health and Safety
Work is central to people's well-being. In addition to providing income, work can pave the way for broader social and economic advancement, strengthening individuals, their families and communities.... Read more
The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC)  will mark October 4, 2014 as a day to honour and remember the lives of the many missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, and to once again urge the federal... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
Leaving No One Behind: Promoting a Society for All is the theme of this year’s International Day of Older Persons commemorated on October 1. Since 2011 Canada has also marked this date as National... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 in Around the World, Corporate Accountability
OTTAWA ― Over fifty human rights, religious, international development, trade union, women’s, teacher, student, community and investor organizations have released an Open Letter calling on the... Read more
Posted: Friday, September 5, 2014 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
OTTAWA ― The president of the Canadian Labour Congress says it's clear Canada's job market remains stuck in the mud and isn't going anywhere without immediate and forceful action, pointing to the... Read more
Posted: Friday, August 29, 2014
Canada's Labour Day weekend is a public holiday filled with memories of family, friends and community. While work is the last thing most people want to think about before they leave another summer... Read more