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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, LGBTQ2SI
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
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

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