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Posted: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, Women
*/ By Barb Byers and Marie Clarke WalkerOn Saturday, January 21, 2017, people of all genders, ages, races, abilities, backgrounds, and orientations will take part in the Women’s March on Washington... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, Women
The Canadian Labour Congress is congratulating Secretary-Treasurer Barbara Byers on her appointment to the... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 in Health and Safety, Death & Injury at Work
The Canadian Labour Congress is celebrating today’s announcement that the federal government is banning the manufacture, import, export and use of asbestos.“We can all breathe easier,” said CLC... Read more
To mark Human Rights Day, Canada’s unions released a new video to raise awareness of the human rights issues faced by migrant... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 in Human Rights & Equality, Racialized Workers
Dear Ms. Leitch,As the President of the Canadian Labour Congress – representing over three million working women and men from every background – I am writing to you with a clear message: racism and... Read more
Posted: Friday, December 2, 2016 in Health and Safety, Violence, Human Rights & Equality, Women
To mark December 6, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, Canada’s unions are calling on the federal, provincial and territorial governments to follow Manitoba’s lead... Read more
Posted: Friday, December 2, 2016 in Jobs and the Economy, Green Jobs
With Canada’s 150th birthday fast approaching, the Canadian Labour Congress is joining with business, faith, community and environmental groups to articulate a vision for a “Clean Growth Century” for... Read more
Posted: Friday, December 2, 2016 in Human Rights & Equality, Workers with Disabilities
Ten years ago the United Nations adopted a resolution that established the... Read more
Posted: Thursday, December 1, 2016
Canada’s unions are calling on the Liberal government to keep its election promise on electoral reform and introduce legislation for a made-in-Canada proportional representation voting system.The... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
Canada’s unions are celebrating today’s adoption by the House of Commons of Bill C-26, a legislation that will expand the Canada Pension Plan for the first time in the plan’s history.“Winning a... Read more

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