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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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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

Canada’s unions support the call for immediate action to end violence against Indigenous women, girls and Two-Spirit people

Canada’s unions are calling the long-awaited report on the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls the necessary and long overdue blueprint for immediate action. The report, released today, follows three years of painful testimonies from 2000 affected individuals and their families, shared during dozens of community meetings across the country. “The final report calls what is happening…
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Canada’s unions celebrate historic accessibility legislation

Canada’s unions are marking National AccessAbility Week – May 26 to June 1 – by celebrating the historic passage of Bill C-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada, the first national accessibility legislation in Canada. Bill C-81 is expected to receive royal assent in the coming weeks. “Canada’s unions and workers with disabilities are gratified to see federal accessibility…
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Unions vow to protect reproductive rights as fundamental rights

Following a series of regressive abortion laws passed in several American states, Canada’s unions are expressing solidarity with advocates in the United States who are fighting to protect reproductive rights. The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) further commits to protecting our own hard-won gains and to fill the gaps in access to sexual and reproductive health and rights in Canada, including…
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