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Posted: Friday, April 26, 2013 in Health and Safety, Around the World, Corporate Accountability
OTTAWA ― The Canadian Labour Congress deplores the preventable deaths and injuries that have occurred as a result of a tragic factory collapse near Dhaka, Bangladesh, says CLC President Ken Georgetti... Read more
The Royal Bank of Canada is abusing the Temporary Foreign Worker Program to the detriment of both migrant and national workers, says Ken Georgetti, president of the Canadian Labour Congress.Georgetti... Read more
OTTAWA ― The Canadian Labour Congress will make an Access to Information request for all documents related to the federal government's compliance with a 2009 Auditor General’s report regarding the... Read more
Posted: Friday, March 22, 2013
More than 350 labour leaders met for a one-day summit on Friday, March 22 in Toronto to talk about how their members can advocate for greater fairness for all Canadians.“We met to reaffirm our... Read more
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress is calling for an all out effort to provide skills training to unemployed Canadians.Ken Georgetti was commenting on the federal government’s... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 in Health and Safety, Violence, Human Rights & Equality, Women
Barbara Byers, Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Labour Congress, accompanied a delegation of Canadian trade union leaders and activists at the annual United Nations Commission on the Status... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The Canadian Labour Congress is pleased to announce that Michael Rouse is the... Read more
Posted: Friday, February 8, 2013 in Social and Economic Policy, Federal Budget, Jobs and the Economy
OTTAWA – The federal government should stop playing political games that stigmatize unemployed workers, says Canadian Labour Congress President Ken Georgetti.“Recently, some cabinet ministers have... Read more
OTTAWA – The Employment Insurance program continues to fail unemployed workers, says Canadian Labour Congress President Ken Georgetti.“We know that only 37.9% of unemployed Canadians actually qualify... Read more