The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents 3.3 million Canadian workers. The CLC brings together Canada’s national and international unions along with the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 111 district labour councils.

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Think Workplace Fatalities are a Thing of the Past? Together, we have made progress but we must keep fighting for safer workplaces

Unions are about more than decent jobs for workers. The labour movement also works to make workplaces safe for everyone. Yet, each year thousands of Canadians are killed or injured on the job or die from work-related diseases. In 2012, 979 Canadians died because… Read More

Sorenson announcement another attempt to undercut pensions: Workers don’t need more risk in their retirement security

The Conservative government is once again making proposals that would load the dice against working Canadians when it comes to their pension plans, says CLC president Ken Georgetti.  “Time and again this government has promoted ideas that would make it… Read More

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CLC asks Prime Minister to take action on Bangladesh Accord

The Canadian Labour Congress has written a letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper on the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh. The letter urges him to take action on getting companies in Canada to sign onto an Accord for Fire and Building… Read More

Earth Day 2014

We face a global challenge. Climate change impacts are already widespread and consequential. The most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, prepared by scientists from 100 countries and signed off by 195 countries, noted that climate… Read More

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