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Pride Events 2019

May 22, 2019
2019/05/22 9:30 AM 2019/05/22 9:30 AM UTC Pride Events 2019 Over the next few months, Canada’s unions will join others in communities across Canada to celebrate Pride and support LGBTQ2SI…
Over the next few months, Canada’s unions will join others in communities across Canada to celebrate Pride and support LGBTQ2SI…
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Our Work

Labour Market Snapshot – Q2 2019

In the CLC’s latest Labour Market Snapshot, analysis shows that Canada’s strong job numbers mask the reality of struggling young workers.   While unemployment rates continue to fall overall, many Canadians aged 15-29 are staying in school or giving up looking for work altogether. In particular, the number of people aged 25 to 29 who are not in employment, education,…
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A historic step towards greater protections for workers around the world

Canada’s unions join workers everywhere in celebrating today’s historic adoption of a new International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention and Recommendation addressing violence and harassment in the world of work. After over a year of negotiations with governments, employers, and workers, the Centenary International Labour Conference adopted the new framework at its convention in Geneva. “It is a historic day,” said…
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Canada’s unions mark National Indigenous Peoples Day by calling for further action towards reconciliation

This National Indigenous Peoples Day, Canada’s unions say action on reconciliation must become an urgent national priority. Earlier this month, the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) released its final report, including 231 Calls for Justice to address the alarming rate of violence against Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA people. To date, no implementation plans…
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