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Posted: Thursday, December 5, 2013 in Health and Safety, Violence, Human Rights & Equality, Women
OTTAWA ― The Canadian Labour Congress, working in partnership with researchers at Western University, is launching a national survey on the impact of domestic violence on workers and workplaces, the... Read more
Posted: Thursday, December 5, 2013 in Human Rights & Equality, Racialized Workers, Around the World
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that workers everywhere are mourning the death of Nelson Mandela, the former President of South Africa and leader of the African National... Read more
Posted: Friday, November 8, 2013 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says Ottawa should admit that seasonal unemployment is a reality in Canada and design the Employment Insurance system accordingly.“We all know... Read more
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that too many Canadian workers are stuck in part time jobs and others have given up looking for work altogether. Ken Georgetti was... Read more
Posted: Thursday, October 24, 2013
OTTAWA ― Amendments that the Conservative government has slipped into a giant budget bill is an attack on the constitutional right to collective bargaining, says Ken Georgetti, president of the... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 in Health and Safety
OTTAWA ― The Canadian Labour Congress says that the lives of workers in the federal sector will be placed in danger as a result of cynical amendments that the Conservative government is making to the... Read more
Posted: Friday, October 11, 2013 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
OTTAWA―The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that employment growth continues to lag five years after the economy began to shed jobs in the Great Recession that began in the fall of 2008... Read more
Posted: Monday, September 16, 2013 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
OTTAWA ― The Canadian Labour Congress says that a study released by the Fraser Institute, which attacks the pensions paid to men and women who provide public services to Canadians, is hypocritical.“... Read more
Posted: Monday, September 9, 2013 in Social and Economic Policy, Employment Insurance
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that the federal government’s three-year freeze on Employment Insurance (EI) premiums is being done on the backs of unemployed Canadians.... Read more
Posted: Friday, September 6, 2013 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that youth unemployment and the quality of jobs across the economy remain big concerns in Canada.Ken Georgetti was commenting on the... Read more

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