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Posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Once again the Conservative government is making ordinary working Canadians the target of unbalanced and unfair legislation. New legislation, Bill C-525 clearly favours large corporations by... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 in Social and Economic Policy, Federal Budget
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says the federal budget lacks any vision about how to stop growing inequality and the economic slide of middle class Canadians.Ken Georgetti was... Read more
Posted: Friday, February 7, 2014 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
OTTAWA ― The Canadian Labour Congress says that, despite the rosy picture painted by Conservative politicians, millions of Canadians cannot find full time jobs that pays decently.CLC President Ken... Read more
Posted: Friday, January 10, 2014 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
OTTAWA ― If you had to pick two words to sum up the job market for Canadians in 2013, what would they be?Looking at today’s release of year-end employment statistics, Ken Georgetti’s words are “... Read more
BackgroundCanada and the European Union (EU) are close to concluding a Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). Recently, Canada’s first offers to the European Union on Services and... Read more
Posted: Monday, December 16, 2013 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says the Conservative government is blocking all attempts to improve the Canada and Quebec Pension Plans, and Ken Georgetti is calling on... Read more
Posted: Thursday, December 12, 2013 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
OTTAWA ― Ken Georgetti, president of the Canadian Labour Congress, says that the time for action has arrived on expanding the Canada and Quebec Pension Plan (CPP/QPP). “Retirement security is one of... Read more
Posted: Friday, December 6, 2013 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that unemployment remains high in post-recession Canada and that both the number and quality of new jobs leave much to be desired.“The... Read more

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