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Posted: Friday, June 20, 2014 in Jobs and the Economy, Temporary Foreign Workers
Today's announcement regarding the Temporary Foreign Worker program is the latest rescue mission for a program that is deeply flawed and needs to be replaced, not saved. It's time to put the focus on... Read more
Posted: Friday, June 13, 2014 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
The new President of the Canadian Labour Congress says voters in Ontario sent a clear message when they rejected the politics of austerity and declined to vote for policies that target working people... Read more
OTTAWA ― Far too many young Canadian workers are either unemployed or underemployed and governments must come up with a strategy to solve the problem – a problem that has been with us persistently... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 in Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ2SI
Posted: Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ2SI
Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Ten years ago, on May 17th homosexuality was removed from the International Classification of Diseases of the World Health... Read more
The CLC is disappointed by a Supreme Court of Canada ruling that says it is constitutional for the government to use security certificates in detaining and trying people in Canada who are not... Read more
Posted: Thursday, May 15, 2014 in Health and Safety, Around the World
With over 280 coal miners dead and up to 150 more still missing and presumed dead in the latest mine disaster in Turkey, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) is calling on the Turkish government to end... Read more
Posted: Friday, May 9, 2014 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
OTTAWA ― New Statistics Canada unemployment figures for April are grim again and show the federal government has no solutions for the country’s more than one million unemployed, says the Canadian... Read more
Posted: Thursday, May 8, 2014
OTTAWA ― Delegates to the Canadian Labour Congress convention in Montreal have elected Hassan Yussuff as President in a contested election today.Yussuff defeated incumbent Ken Georgetti, who has been... Read more
Posted: Thursday, May 8, 2014 in Around the World
The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) condemns the recent kidnapping by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram of more than 300 schoolgirls aged 9 to 15 years of age, from Chibok village, Borno State in... Read more

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