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OTTAWA ― The Conservative government’s announced reforms to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) amount to tinkering and fail to address fundamental flaws with the program, says Ken Georgetti... Read more
Posted: Friday, August 9, 2013 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that the job numbers for July are a big disappointment and he is calling on the federal government and employers to invest in both job... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
OTTAWA ― The Canadian Labour Congress is pleased Ontario has pledged to continue to press for an expanded Canada Pension Plan at this week's Council of the Federation meetings. Ken Georgetti, the... Read more
Posted: Friday, July 5, 2013 in Jobs and the Economy
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that the rate of unemployment in Canada remains unacceptably high and that the economy is not producing enough jobs, particularly for... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that the Fraser Institute has unwittingly made the case for expanding the Canada Pension Plan and making it the preferred retirement... Read more
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that the federal government consistently fails to consult workers and their representatives when creating policies about jobs and training.... Read more
Posted: Friday, June 7, 2013 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that the federal government consistently fails to consult workers and their representatives when creating policies about jobs and training.
Posted: Thursday, June 6, 2013
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress has expressed outrage over a back door attempt by the Conservative government to interfere in labour relations and the established rights of... Read more
OTTAWA ― New research conducted by the Canadian Labour Congress shows that in recent years migrant workers are filling most of the new jobs created in the Canadian economy.“Roughly 75% of the new... Read more
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that the federal government’s labour market policy is failing young Canadian workers.“Unemployment remains unacceptably high for younger... Read more

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