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Senate votes to make it harder for Canadians to join a union

The Senate has passed a bill that will make it much more difficult for workers in federally regulated workplaces to join unions, and easier for a minority of workers to disband them. … Read More

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CLC seeks justice, fairness for migrant workers

On December 18, we join with migrant workers and their families in Canada and around the world, in observing International Migrants Day. On this day, we again call on the federal government to eliminate this country’s legalized discrimination against migrant… Read More

December 6, 2014: National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

It has been twenty five years since 14 women were murdered at Montreal’s École Polytechnique. And yet, women and girls in Canada still face violence in their homes, schools, workplaces, and communities every single day. Sexist images and attitudes are rampant… Read More

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Labour Mobility in Canada: Issues and Policy Recommendations

Executive Summary Labour mobility refers to the free movement of workers between provinces, regions, or countries. When labour mobility between two jurisdictions is high, a worker in one can easily cross the border to deliver services in the … Read More

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Ginette Brazeau Appointed Chairperson of the Canada Industrial Relations Board

The Canadian Labour Congress offers its congratulations to Ginette Brazeau on her appointment as Chairperson of the Canadian Industrial Relations Board. “I offer my sincerest congratulations to Ginette Brazeau on her appointment as Chairperso… Read More

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Prime Minister Harper will not attend the UN Climate Summit, and it’s a good thing

Ottawa – Donald Lafleur World leaders were invited by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to New York to attend a Climate Summit on September 23rd. The one-day event will serve to launch international climate negotiations. The Heads … Read More

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