The Canadian Labour Congress is committed to advancing women’s equality.

We organize conferences, workshops and think tanks to develop our analysis of the impact of corporate and government actions on women and to develop strategies to move women’s equality forward. We lobby governments and organize campaigns to win equality rights for women. Union women work in close alliance with women’s organizations across the country.

Relevant Issues for women:

Child CareDisability rights - Equal access to jobs and training - Homophobia and transphobia - Pay Equity - Racism - Equal access to EI and pensions - Harassment and 

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