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March 21, 2019
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Jobs & the Economy

Canadian workers are building the economy, but many working families cannot make ends meet. The labour movement works to change this, advocating for a range of policies. Unions bargain for better wages and benefits, helping workers and their families and creating a more just, prosperous and equitable society.
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December 20, 2018
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Ending Discrimination

Promoting human rights and ending discrimination are key components of the work of Canada’s unions, here in Canada and around the world.
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December 20, 2018
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Gender Equality

Women’s wages shouldn’t come at a discount, but the gender pay gap in Canada hasn’t improved in decades. In fact, for many women, it’s getting worse.
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December 20, 2018
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Social Justice & Democracy

Everyone deserves a fair chance to succeed and contribute. Economic and social barriers can prevent people from reaching their fullest potential. Working together, we can help to remove those barriers.
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December 20, 2018
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Retirement Security

Canada’s unions are leading efforts to improve pensions for all Canadians through the expansion of public pensions, negotiating workplace pension plans and calling on the government to protect workers first when their employer goes bankrupt.
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December 20, 2018
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Trade & International Affairs

International trade is a vital part of the Canadian economy. International trade agreements must promote economic equality, encourage the creation of good jobs, support the interests of working people, and ensure ecological sustainability.
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December 20, 2018
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Workplace Health & Safety

Canadian workers have the right to refuse unsafe work, the right to be informed about hazards in the workplace, and the right to participate in health and safety discussions. Employers must fulfill their obligations to keep workers safe.
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December 20, 2018
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Better Pay & Benefits

When working people join together in unions to bargain for better wages and benefits, we help create a more just, prosperous and equitable society.
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