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CLC condemns vote ending Long-gun registry

The Canadian Labour Congress joins with the Coalition for Gun Control, police, women's and anti-violence organizations in condemning today's vote to end the gun registry. "We maintain that the gun registry is an important tool to ensure workplace and community… Read More

CLC wants national summit on retirement security - Georgetti says government’s approach is piecemeal

OTTAWA – The Canadian Labour Congress is calling for a national summit on the future of Canada’s retirement income system in the wake of the government’s stated intention to impose limits on Old Age Security (OAS), which is paid to everyone 65 years… Read More

Canadian taxpayers left holding the bag in London plant shutdown: Georgetti says Caterpillar should be forced to seek Canadian buyer

OTTAWA – The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says the federal government should force Caterpillar Inc. to put its London, Ontario diesel assembly plant up for sale to a Canadian buyer to keep jobs in this country. Georgetti was commenting on an… Read More

Canadian Labour Congress takes action on HIV & AIDS at UN Meeting in New York

Next week, a Canadian Labour Congress trade union delegation, with representatives from CUPE and CAW, join an international delegation from other countries in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly High Level Meeting on HIV and AIDS. CLC delegates… Read More

United Way announces buy Canadian policy

The President of the United Way of Canada told a cheering crowd of delegates to the CLC convention that, starting June 1, all products purchased for sale as part of United Way Centreaide Canada fund raising will be Canadian-made, with a preference for union-made… Read More

Ken Georgetti greets the 2011 United Way-Centraide National Conference

CLC President Ken Georgetti has provided videotaped greetings to the 2011 United Way-Centraide National Conference in Calgary. Georgetti talks about labour's partnership with the United Way in helping individuals and communities. … Read More