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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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Day of Mourning Ceremonies 2019

April 28, 2019
2019/04/28 9:30 AM 2019/04/28 9:30 AM UTC Day of Mourning Ceremonies 2019 The labour movement honours April 28 as the National Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job.…
The labour movement honours April 28 as the National Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job.…
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Canada’s unions mourn the death of three rail workers in BC

Canada’s unions are mourning the loss of three railroad workers after a train derailment in British Columbia on Monday. The Canadian Pacific (CP) train derailed east of Field, BC, near the Alberta-British Columbia boundary. “On behalf of the over 3 million CLC members, we extend our heartfelt condolences to the victims’ families, friends and co-workers who are mourning the loss,”…
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Paid leave can help break the cycle of domestic violence

As published in the Globe and Mail Nearly three decades after the massacre of 14 women at Montreal’s École Polytechnique, we continue to grapple with the shameful reality that far too many women face violence, harassment and abuse in their lives. While we haven’t yet been able to eradicate all violence against women, we can eliminate barriers that prevent people…
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Canada’s unions stand with trans workers

November 20 is the Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR). Communities around the world hold vigils, rallies and other memorial events on this day to honor two spirit, trans, non-binary and gender non-conforming people who have been murdered because of their gender identity. “Trans people face disproportionately high levels of violence and harassment. Ensuring respect and fair treatment for trans workers…
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