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Unified labour front: Nova Scotia Teachers’ Union joins Canadian Labour Congress

May 8, 2024
Bruske: This signifies another pivotal moment in the growth and solidarity of Canada's labour movement.
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Cut interest rates to provide relief to families

May 2, 2024
Bruske: How many more workers will lose their jobs or homes before the Bank of Canada cuts interest rates?
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Canada’s unions call for ‘Safe work now!’

April 26, 2024
As workers across the country prepare to mark the National Day of Mourning on April 28, Canada’s unions are calling on employers and governments to prioritize worker safety. This year’s demand for “Safe work now!” is a call to action for employers and governments to make work and workplaces truly safe spaces for all workers. “Too many workers are still…
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Canada’s unions are united: Want our votes? Enhance our rights!

April 18, 2024
Bruske: We want concrete action, not pretty words
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Labour reps discuss election strategy and union momentum

April 17, 2024
Bruske: Labour movement will aggressively defend the right of every worker to join or form a union.
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Bolder action needed to make life more affordable and tackle corporate greed

April 16, 2024
Bruske: Budget 2024 made some progress with housing investments and tax measures, but workers need greater ambition to make life more affordable
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BUDGET 2024 MUST INVEST IN AFFORDABILITY, REJECT AUSTERITY

April 4, 2024
Bruske: If we make profitable corporations pay their fair share, government can help make life more affordable and deliver critical help workers and families need
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Canada must address systemic racism and discrimination in the workforce

March 21, 2024
As we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on March 21, Canada’s unions call on the federal government to take immediate, concrete action to address racism within our workforce. This starts with updating the Employment Equity Act by implementing the Employment Equity Task Force’s recommended reforms. The Employment Equity Act represents a critical tool in our…
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CLC President Bruske to all levels of government: Show you stand with workers and implement anti-scab legislation now

March 14, 2024
OTTAWA – To protect workers and restore fairness at the bargaining table, we need strong anti-scab legislation, in every jurisdiction. On February 27th, while Parliamentarians from all parties voted unanimously in support of Bill C-58, legislation that would ban replacement workers, 239 Unifor members in Nova Scotia went on strike. By the end of that very same day, the employer,…
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Pink Shirt Day: 2SLGBTQI+ kids should be free to be themselves

February 28, 2024
Canada’s unions are marking Pink Shirt Day 2024 by calling on all governments to support the freedom of trans and queer children and youth to be their authentic selves.  “We care about the well-being of children. We also know that it is tough for kids to feel different from others growing up, and how important it is to feel safe…
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