Press Releases Archive

CLC report: Corporate Tax Freedom Day is February 1st - Big businesses hoarding cash from tax giveaways, not creating jobs and investments

OTTAWA – A new research study from the Canadian Labour Congress shows that companies in Canada will be popping the champagne corks to celebrate Corporate Tax Freedom Day on February 1st. Thanks to big corporate tax giveaways, they will have, by then, paid… Read More

CLC Announces Winner of "One Minute Message" Ad Contest

After thousands of views and votes, the public has picked their winner in the Canadian Labour Congress "One Minute Message" ad contest. Congratulations to the Poverty Action for Change Coalition, producer of "One paycheck away" which received the most vote… Read More

Government must shift from cuts to job creation: CLC President comments on job numbers for December 2011

OTTAWA – The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says the job market is deteriorating and the federal government must shift its focus from making cuts to assisting in job creation. Ken Georgetti was commenting on the release by Statistics Canada of… Read More

Georgetti says bloated CEO salaries are ‘obscene’: CLC wants Ottawa to reverse corporate tax cuts

OTTAWA – The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that the salaries and benefits of corporate CEOs are “obscene” and that in its next budget the federal government should reverse planned corporate tax breaks. Ken Georgetti was responding to… Read More