Tag : Job Security

Content Types
Filter by category
Filter by post type
Year
Filter by year
Media Releases

NEW POLL: CANADIANS BACK UNIONS TO DELIVER WORKER PROTECTIONS, FAIRER WAGES

May 1, 2024
Bruske: People want governments to remove obstacles to joining or forming a union. The best ticket to fairer wages and working conditions is a union card.
Read More
Click to open the link
Media Releases

Statement from Bea Bruske: Banning scab labour is about protecting workers’ rights

February 27, 2024
Ottawa – The labour movement gets to celebrate another victory today with the vote on Bill C-58, the legislation to ban the use of replacement workers. Canada’s unions are happy to see significant progress made on banning replacement workers, a crucial missing piece of Canada’s labour laws for decades. This was made possible by thousands of union activists across the…
Read More
Click to open the link
Op-eds

The world won’t wait for Canada to act

February 5, 2024
Pass the Sustainable Jobs Act now or risk future jobs and investments
Read More
Click to open the link
Media Releases

Statement from Bea Bruske: Poilievre’s Conservatives blocking priority bills for workers

December 14, 2023
OTTAWA––Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, released the following statement: “Canada’s unions are outraged by the political games on display in Parliament this week as opposition leader Pierre Poilievre and his Conservative Party use procedural tactics to delay, derail, and ultimately block critical pieces of legislation designed to benefit workers across Canada. The Sustainable Jobs Act (Bill C-50)…
Read More
Click to open the link
Media Releases

Canada’s unions release roadmap for workers to see a path forward in Canada’s changing economy

December 14, 2023
Bruske: This report offers decision-makers a blueprint to unlock the potential of Canada’s productive, skilled workforce.
Read More
Click to open the link
Media Releases

Workers mobilize on the Hill to urge MPs to act as families continue to struggle

November 28, 2023
Bruske: Workers are calling on MPs for urgent action on pharmacare and two key pieces of legislation OTTAWA––Workers from across Canada took to Parliament Hill this week to urge the government to create a public, universal pharmacare system. “This government had a chance to show that they are serious about pharmacare, but we saw no mention of it in the…
Read More
Click to open the link
Media Releases

Families paying too high a price for tough economic times

November 21, 2023
Bruske: Fall Economic Statement made some progress on housing, but projects 150,000 more workers thrown out of work while we still wait for comprehensive action to fix EI
Read More
Click to open the link
Op-eds

Government, workers and businesses must come together to win the low-carbon economic transition

October 11, 2023
By Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress as published in iPolitics  Today Canada faces a once-in-generation economic, environmental, and political challenge, and we won’t get a second chance to get this right.  Our neighbour and biggest trading partner is aggressively adapting their workforces and industries. Countries around the world are accelerating their transition to a zero-carbon economy. If…
Read More
Click to open the link
Media Releases

Canada’s unions release sustainable jobs blueprint

September 29, 2023
Bruske: Let’s equip workers with the tools and opportunities to create Canada’s sustainable economy
Read More
Click to open the link
Media Releases

As Parliament returns, people feel the pain from high prices, a slowing economy

September 14, 2023
CLC President Bruske: MPs must get to work to help families and prepare our economy for the future
Read More
Click to open the link