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Posted: Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Canada’s unions say Prime Minister Justin Trudeau needs to keep his promise and reform Canada’s outdated and unfair electoral system. Today Justin Trudeau issued a revised mandate letter to Minister... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, Racialized Workers
by CLC Executive Vice-President Marie Clarke WalkerIn 1946, Halifax businesswoman Viola Desmond went to a movie and sat on the main floor. The staff asked her to move: as a Black woman she was only... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality
Canada’s unions are urging the Canadian government to denounce the US Executive Order barring Syrian refugees and discriminating against other travellers of Muslim faith or background. They also want... Read more
Posted: Monday, January 30, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality
Canadian labour leaders are outraged, shocked and saddened by the shooting at a mosque in Quebec City on Sunday night that has left six dead and eight injured, some critically."Our heartfelt... Read more
Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2017 in Around the World, Trade, Investment and Security
Canada’s unions are glad to hear that Canada is ready to walk away from NAFTA, saying that renegotiating the deal offers the opportunity take a new approach to trade that puts the interests of... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ
Unions are joining trans Canadians and their allies celebrating the settlement of a landmark human rights complaint today. The settlement resolves a complaint launched in 2011 by Christin Milloy (“... Read more
Posted: Monday, January 23, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, Racialized Workers
On February 13, 2017 in honour of Black History Month, the Canadian Labour Congress is launching “Working While Black”, an educational and interactive webinar series for workers of colour and allies.... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, Women
*/ By Barb Byers and Marie Clarke WalkerOn Saturday, January 21, 2017, people of all genders, ages, races, abilities, backgrounds, and orientations will take part in the Women’s March on Washington... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, Women
The Canadian Labour Congress is congratulating Secretary-Treasurer Barbara Byers on her appointment to the... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 in Health and Safety, Death & Injury at Work
The Canadian Labour Congress is celebrating today’s announcement that the federal government is banning the manufacture, import, export and use of asbestos.“We can all breathe easier,” said CLC... Read more

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