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Posted: Friday, August 15, 2014 in Jobs and the Economy
OTTAWA ― While today's revised job numbers from Statistics Canada show fewer jobs were lost than those originally reported, it's the same story as far as the quality of the new jobs available to... Read more
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2014 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
OTTAWA ― While today's revised job numbers from Statistics Canada show fewer jobs were lost than those originally reported, it's the same story as far as the quality of the new jobs available to... Read more
Posted: Thursday, July 17, 2014 in Social and Economic Policy, Employment Insurance
Hassan Yussuff, the President of the Canadian Labour Congress, says that Employment Insurance is failing unemployed workers in Canada, and those that pay into the program don't have enough say about... Read more
Posted: Thursday, July 17, 2014 in Around the World
The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) has called on the Israeli government and Hamas in Palestine to join an Egypt-brokered deal for an immediate cease fire over the conflict in the Middle East.The CLC... Read more
Posted: Friday, July 11, 2014 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
OTTAWA ― The Canadian Labour Congress says that, despite the rosy picture painted by Conservative politicians in a new social media campaign, millions of Canadians are struggling to find full time... Read more
Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014 in Around the World, HIV-AIDS
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and the African Regional organization of the International Confederation of Trade Unions (ITUC-Africa) take decisive steps by... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
OTTAWA ― Hassan Yussuff, the President of the Canadian Labour Congress, says that the labour movement in Canada has clearly and forcefully told the federal government that it has no business... Read more
Posted: Friday, June 27, 2014 in Jobs and the Economy
OTTAWA ― The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) shares the sense of shock and dismay at the deep cuts announced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Reacting to news that up to 1,500 jobs will... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 in Social and Economic Policy, Jobs and the Economy
This week, Employment Minister Jason Kenney is coming to Toronto to host what's being billed as a “skills summit”― a grand meeting of some of the country's better minds to talk about fixing the... Read more
Posted: Saturday, June 21, 2014 in Human Rights & Equality, Aboriginal Workers
National Aboriginal Day is a time to celebrate the culture and contributions of Indigenous peoples in Canada. On this day, the Canadian Labour Congress wishes to express its support and solidarity by... Read more

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