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CLC Secretary-Treasurer Hassan Yussuff joins race for Presidency

Hassan Yussuff. (Photo: http://boilermaker.ca/)

A third candidate has entered the race for the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) Presidency.

Hassan Yussuff, the current Secretary-Treasurer of the CLC, quietly kicked off his campaign Sunday night with a letter sent out to the CLC declaring his intention to run.

Though he has yet to announce his platform, Yussuff has already received the endorsement of the President of the Toronto and York Region Labour Council, John Cartwright. He's also caught the eye of several important labour leaders and thinkers.

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Veteran union negotiator makes bid for CLC presidency

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For the first time in almost ten years, there's a race for the leadership of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC).

Veteran Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) negotiator Hassan Husseini revealed to rabble.ca today that he will challenge Ken Georgetti for the president's position at the CLC convention this May.

"Change is desperately needed at the top level of the CLC," Husseini said. "There is an absolute necessity for new blood, for new leadership and new vision for the labour movement. I can certainly provide that."

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Corporate Tax Freedom Day: CEOs dancing in their suites

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Corporate executives in Canada will be dancing in their suites to celebrate Corporate Tax Freedom Day on January 30. A research study by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) -- called What did Corporate Tax cuts Deliver? -- shows that by that date corporations will have paid their taxes to all levels of government for the entire year.

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CAW-TCA Convention 2012: Ken Georgetti, President, CLC speech

August 21, 2012
| Listen to a speech from Ken Georgetti, President, CLC at the CAW-TCA Convention in Toronto.
Length: 26:06 minutes (23.9 MB)
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No reward for greed: Ken Georgetti at the CUPE National Convention

October 29, 2009
| On October 8th in Montreal, the Canadian Labour Congress President called upon governments everywhere to support the people who build their economies.
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