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The Canadian Labour Congress is the largest democratic and popular organization in Canada with over three million members. The Canadian Labour Congress brings together Canada's national and international unions, the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 136 district labour councils.
December 20, 2016 |
On Dec. 14 the federal government announced an asbestos ban. "We can all breathe easier," said CLC president Hassan Yussuff. "This is good public health policy that will without question save lives."
August 12, 2016 |
As the world celebrates International Youth Day on August 12, the Canadian Labour Congress is asking the federal government and employers to invest in greater opportunities for youth.
August 5, 2016 |
The federal government has finally announced an inquiry but NWAC, victims' families, and leaders from Indigenous groups have raised several concerns with the government's plans. Will Trudeau listen?
July 29, 2016 |
Abdirahman Abdi died after witnesses say Ottawa police violently beat him on July 24. Now, the Canadian Labour Congress is backing community calls for a transparent investigation.
July 26, 2016 |
Are you an electrician? Do you work at a bank? Wherever you work the federal government's changes to the CPP will affect everyone. Here are some real numbers behind the federal government's new plan.
July 19, 2016 |
Joseph Wilson reported improper procurement practices at the Atomic Energy of Canada and was fired from his job. He ended up at the Supreme Court and struck a blow for workers' rights everywhere.
July 6, 2016 |
Canada Post is set to lock out 50,000 postal workers as early as Friday. In spite of long-standing profits, Canada Post wants to impose unfair wages and undermine pensions for future generations.
July 1, 2016 |
The Fight for 15 campaign scored a huge victory with the announcement that Alberta will introduce a $15 minimum wage. The Canadian Labour Congress wants the rest of the country to follow suit.
June 21, 2016 |
Today the Canadian Labour Congress joins Indigenous communities across Canada in celebrating National Aboriginal Day.
June 17, 2016 |
This flawed agreement is about protecting multinational corporation's rights. It does nothing to help workers or the environment.
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