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Posted: Friday, January 10, 2014 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
OTTAWA ― If you had to pick two words to sum up the job market for Canadians in 2013, what would they be?Looking at today’s release of year-end employment statistics, Ken Georgetti’s words are “... Read more
BackgroundCanada and the European Union (EU) are close to concluding a Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). Recently, Canada’s first offers to the European Union on Services and... Read more
Posted: Monday, December 16, 2013 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says the Conservative government is blocking all attempts to improve the Canada and Quebec Pension Plans, and Ken Georgetti is calling on... Read more
Posted: Thursday, December 12, 2013 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
OTTAWA ― Ken Georgetti, president of the Canadian Labour Congress, says that the time for action has arrived on expanding the Canada and Quebec Pension Plan (CPP/QPP). “Retirement security is one of... Read more
Posted: Friday, December 6, 2013 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that unemployment remains high in post-recession Canada and that both the number and quality of new jobs leave much to be desired.“The... Read more
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

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