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Posted: Friday, April 4, 2014 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
OTTAWA ― Underemployment remains Canada’s biggest labour market challenge, says Ken Georgetti, president of the Canadian Labour Congress.Georgetti was responding to the release by Statistics Canada... Read more
Posted: Thursday, April 3, 2014 in Jobs and the Economy
Canadians would be surprised to learn that the federal government is using Kijiji help wanted ads in its statistical labour market data on job vacancies.  Read Ken Georgetti's letter to Minister... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Social and Economic Policy, Healthcare
OTTAWA ― The Canadian Labour Congress has slammed the Nova Scotia government for introducing Essential Services legislation that denies nurses and other provincial health care workers their right to... Read more
Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2014 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
OTTAWA ― Minister of State for Finance Kevin Sorenson and his department provided misleading information to journalists and the public at a crucial time during the federal-provincial debate in... Read more
Posted: Thursday, March 20, 2014 in Jobs and the Economy
As published in the Toronto Star insert on labour unions,March 20, 2014
OTTAWA ― The president of the Canadian Labour Congress says the trade deal with South Korea signed by Prime Minister Stephen Harper on March 11 was negotiated behind closed doors and that it could... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Once again the Conservative government is making ordinary working Canadians the target of unbalanced and unfair legislation. New legislation, Bill C-525 clearly favours large corporations by... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 in Social and Economic Policy, Federal Budget
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says the federal budget lacks any vision about how to stop growing inequality and the economic slide of middle class Canadians.Ken Georgetti was... Read more
Posted: Friday, February 7, 2014 in Jobs and the Economy, Labour Force Survey
OTTAWA ― The Canadian Labour Congress says that, despite the rosy picture painted by Conservative politicians, millions of Canadians cannot find full time jobs that pays decently.CLC President Ken... Read more

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