OTTAWA â The Canadian Labour Congress deplores the preventable deaths and injuries that have occurred as a result of a tragic factory collapse near Dhaka, Bangladesh, says CLC President Ken Georgetti.
More than 305 workers lost their lives… Read More
Police are often not enforcing the corporate criminal negligence laws introduced into the Criminal Code in 2004 through Bill C-45. These criminal code amendments introduced a legal duty for all persons âdirecting the work of othersâ to take… Read More
Twenty three years ago on May 17th, the World Health Organization (WHO) made the monumental decision to remove homosexuality from its list of mental disorders and illnesses. For lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and/or queer (LGBTQ) people and their comm… Read More
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The Westray coal mine was only open for eight months when the underground methane gas explosion killed 26 miners twenty years ago today.
We know the company knew conditions in the mine were unsafe...… Read More
by Ken Georgetti, as published in the Edmonton Journal on April 28, 2010
Over the past 25 years, successive governments have pledged their support for workplace safety. They have regularly announced new health and safety laws and regu… Read More
On behalf of the 3.2 million members of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), we want to thank you for affording us the opportunity to present our views. The CLC brings together Canada’s national and international unions along with the provincial… Read More