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Posted: Friday, July 8, 2016 in Human Rights & Equality, Racialized Workers
The world is reeling from the devastating shootings in the United States this week. First, two black men were killed by police officers. Then, during a peaceful protest against those shootings, five... Read more
Posted: Friday, July 8, 2016 in Around the World
As this year's Eid celebrations wind to a close, the CLC would like to take a moment to express its solidarity and sympathy to the many across the globe for whom this year's holidays were devastated... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, July 5, 2016 in Jobs and the Economy, Corporate Profits & Pay
Canada Post Corporation is set to lock out 50,000 postal workers and jeopardize mail service across Canada as early as this Friday. In spite of long-standing profitability, Canada Post is proposing... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Between 1962 and 1970, a pulp and paper mill in Dryden dumped 10 tonnes of mercury into the Wabigoon-English River system, about 100 kilometres upstream from Grassy Narrows. In 1983, a scientific... Read more
Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2016 in Jobs and the Economy
The Canadian Labour Congress is celebrating today’s announcement by the Alberta government that it will be phasing in a $15 minimum wage by 2018. The CLC is calling on the federal government, and the... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 in Human Rights & Equality, Aboriginal Workers, Women
Today the Canadian Labour Congress joins Indigenous communities across Canada in celebrating National Aboriginal Day.The CLC is also taking this opportunity to congratulate the government for... Read more
Posted: Monday, June 20, 2016 in Social and Economic Policy, Retirement Security
VANCOUVER – The Canadian Labour Congress is celebrating today’s announcement by the Finance Ministers that they have agreed to a modest universal expansion of the CPP. The CLC and its member unions... Read more
Posted: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 in Around the World, Trade, Investment and Security
On Thursday, Canadian Labour Congress President Hassan Yussuff and Senior Economist Angella MacEwen spoke to the House of Commons Committee on International Trade to outline serious concerns with the... Read more
Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2016 in Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ
Pride season is upon us and Canadian unions are proud to have been a part of the effort for LGBTQ equality and justice for many years.Canada’s unions have fought for... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 in Jobs and the Economy, Gender Pay Gap
Minimum wages have been getting a lot of attention lately. And for good reason. Workers earning minimum wage often struggle to get enough hours, don’t have predictable schedules or advance notice of... Read more

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