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Posted: Thursday, November 22, 2018 in Health and Safety, Violence, Human Rights & Equality, LGBTQ2SI, Women
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25 marks the first day of 16 globally recognized days of activism to end gender-based violence.
Posted: Thursday, November 22, 2018
The Canadian Labour Congress joins the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) in calling on Canada Post to negotiate fair contracts for postal workers. The CLC also joins CUPW in condemning the... Read more
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-... Read more
Canada’s unions welcome measures in Monday’s federal budget implementation act that provide important progress for working people, including plans to achieve pay equity, provide paid domestic... Read more
Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2018 in Health and Safety
Canada’s unions applaud the federal government for introducing regulations to ban the import, export, manufacture, sale and use of asbestos and asbestos-containing products. The regulations,... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 in Around the World, Corporate Accountability
On Monday, the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development (FAAE) tabled the report “A Call to Action: Ending the Use of All Forms of Child Labour in Supply Chains.” This... Read more
Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018
CLC President Hassan Yussuff received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws (honoris causa) from Ryerson University on Thursday in Toronto.?“I’m grateful and I’m humbled to receive an honorary degree from... Read more
October 7th is the World Day for Decent Work and this year’s global theme is “Change the Rules.” ?Around the world and here in Canada, unions mark the Day for Decent Work by organising, campaigning... Read more
Posted: Monday, October 1, 2018
Canada’s unions say the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) represents some points of progress, but are raising concern over protections for some Canadian workers.“Workers across the... Read more
Posted: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 in Around the World, Trade, Investment and Security
Upcoming meeting in Montreal provides an opportunity to address growing concernsOn the first anniversary of CETA’s implementation, trade unions on both sides of the Atlantic are warning that the... Read more