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Posted: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ2SI
Canada’s unions are welcoming today’s apology for the so-called National Security purge that saw the decades-long government-sanctioned and systematic persecution of LGBTQ2SI workers.“This is a good... Read more
Posted: Thursday, November 23, 2017 in Health and Safety, Violence, Human Rights & Equality, Women
November 25 is the International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women, and the beginning of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.The campaign is an opportunity to reflect on the... Read more
Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017 in Social and Economic Policy, Healthcare
As part of its national campaign for universal pharmacare, the Canadian Labour Congress has launched a powerful new video telling the story... Read more
Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017 in Jobs and the Economy, Social and Economic Policy, Climate Change
Canada’s unions are applauding the federal government for showing international leadership on climate change by announcing plans to tie Canada’s phase-out of coal-fired electricity with a just... Read more
Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017 in Health and Safety, Violence
The Canadian Labour Congress is celebrating news that Ontario labour legislation is being amended to provide victims of domestic and sexual violence five paid days off work.“Unions have been... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, November 7, 2017 in Health and Safety, Violence
Canada’s unions say they welcome legislation being proposed to address harassment and violence in federally-regulated workplaces, and look forward to working with the government to address... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 in Human Rights & Equality
The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) says the Quebec government’s new legislation on religious neutrality is clearly discriminatory and puts workers in an untenable situation.
Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Canadian Labour Congress president Hassan Yussuff says he is optimistic that pharmacare will emerge as a priority in this week’s meeting between federal and provincial and territorial health... Read more
Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 in Around the World, Human Rights & Equality
It is estimated that over half a million Rohingya women, men, and children are currently living in dire conditions in Bangladesh – without clean water, sanitation, or even basic shelter.They were... Read more
Posted: Monday, October 9, 2017 in Health and Safety
October 10 is World Mental Health day, and this year unions are highlighting the work we do to promote mental health in the workplace.This spring the Canadian Labour Congress introduced an... Read more