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Posted: Monday, January 29, 2018 in Human Rights & Equality
It’s with a heavy heart that I think back to the tragic attack on the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec last January 29. I can’t imagine what it must have been like to be in that sacred space and... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Canada’s unions are uniting in protest over today’s announcement that the Canadian government is signing onto a new Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, saying the move directly contradicts the... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in Social and Economic Policy, Role of Unions
I was deeply disappointed by today’s news that Unifor has decided to disaffiliate from the Canadian Labour Congress.  This evening the CLC held an emergency meeting of our Canadian Council, the CLC’s... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in Around the World, Corporate Accountability
Canada’s unions are welcoming the federal government’s announcement that it will appoint an ombudsperson to ensure Canadian corporations respect their human rights obligations abroad.  The new... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 in Jobs and the Economy, Social and Economic Policy
The CLC is congratulating thousands of part-time Ontario college workers and the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) on an historic victory in the struggle to improve the lives of... Read more
Posted: Friday, December 15, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality
Canada’s unions are highlighting International Migrant Day by renewing their call for communities to join the sanctuary movement.“We’ve been working with communities from across the country in... Read more
Posted: Monday, December 11, 2017 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
Canada’s unions say they are encouraged that Canada’s finance ministers are working to strengthen the Canada Pension Plan and hope that means parents who take time off work to raise children and... Read more
Posted: Saturday, December 9, 2017
Canada’s unions have a long-standing legacy of advancing human rights. This year on December 10, the CLC will honour the 70th anniversary of the... Read more
Posted: Friday, December 1, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, Workers with Disabilities
Canada’s unions are marking the International Day of Persons with Disabilities with calls for concrete action to promote economic security, employment and inclusion for persons with disabilities in... Read more
Posted: Friday, December 1, 2017 in Around the World, HIV-AIDS
This year’s World AIDS Day campaign focuses on the right to good health, and exploring the challenges people around the world face in exercising that right.Over the past 15 years, progress against... Read more