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To mark Human Rights Day, Canada’s unions released a new video to raise awareness of the human rights issues faced by migrant... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 in Human Rights & Equality, Racialized Workers
Dear Ms. Leitch,As the President of the Canadian Labour Congress – representing over three million working women and men from every background – I am writing to you with a clear message: racism and... Read more
Posted: Friday, December 2, 2016 in Health and Safety, Violence, Human Rights & Equality, Women
To mark December 6, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, Canada’s unions are calling on the federal, provincial and territorial governments to follow Manitoba’s lead... Read more
Posted: Friday, December 2, 2016 in Jobs and the Economy, Green Jobs
With Canada’s 150th birthday fast approaching, the Canadian Labour Congress is joining with business, faith, community and environmental groups to articulate a vision for a “Clean Growth Century” for... Read more
Posted: Friday, December 2, 2016 in Human Rights & Equality, Workers with Disabilities
Ten years ago the United Nations adopted a resolution that established the... Read more
Posted: Thursday, December 1, 2016
Canada’s unions are calling on the Liberal government to keep its election promise on electoral reform and introduce legislation for a made-in-Canada proportional representation voting system.The... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
Canada’s unions are celebrating today’s adoption by the House of Commons of Bill C-26, a legislation that will expand the Canada Pension Plan for the first time in the plan’s history.“Winning a... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 in Around the World, HIV-AIDS, Human Rights & Equality
World leaders have unanimously committed to ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as part of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. In order to reach that goal, UNAIDS developed a series of targets called... Read more
Posted: Friday, November 18, 2016 in Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ
Each year on November 20 we mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance, to honour those killed as a result of anti-trans hatred or prejudice and to bring attention to continued transphobic violence and... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
Canada’s unions are organizing against Bill C-27 a new piece of federal legislation that enables Crown corporations and federal private-sector employers to back out of defined-benefit pension... Read more

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