Posted: Wednesday, 22 September 2010
CLC executive vice-president Barbara Byers has joined critics from all opposition political parties, as well as women’s groups from across the country to lobby members of Parliament in support of the long gun registry.
“The Canadian Labour Congress supports… Read More
Posted: Friday, 17 September 2010
CLC officers Ken Georgetti and Barbara Byers participated in the first meeting of the Roundtable on Workforce Skills held in Toronto on September 15.
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Posted: Friday, 10 September 2010
OTTAWA – The federal government has to do more to support workers hit by continuing high levels of unemployment, says Ken Georgetti, president of the Canadian Labour Congress.
“The federal government is walking away from workers and their families at a… Read More
Posted: Thursday, 9 September 2010
OTTAWA – The Canadian Labour Congress is against a proposed increase to Employment Insurance premiums paid by workers and employers, says CLC President Ken Georgetti.
He was responding to reports that a panel appointed by the federal government will move… Read More
Posted: Thursday, 2 September 2010
CLC officers will celebrate Labour Day with Canadian workers on Monday, September 6. CLC President Ken Georgetti will be in TORONTO while Hassan Yussuff, CLC secretary-treasurer, will be in CHARLOTTETOWN and MONCTON. Executive vice-presidents Barbara Byers… Read More
Posted: Wednesday, 1 September 2010
OTTAWA – The president of the Canadian Labour Congress is using Labour Day celebrations to continue the push for improvements to the Canada and Quebec Pension Plans.
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Posted: Thursday, 26 August 2010
But Georgetti says province should offer more protection
OTTAWA – The Canadian Labour Congress is pleased by Ontario’s intention to strengthen the province’s pension system but disappointed that the government’s announcement does not offer workers… Read More
Posted: Monday, 23 August 2010
In times of great hardship and need, the labour movement shows the meaning of solidarity and mobilizes to bring support to workers, their families and their communities at home and around the world.
We have all watched with horror the images of the devastation… Read More
Posted: Friday, 6 August 2010
OTTAWA – “Today’s appalling jobs report means that the federal government must rethink its plan to pull the plug on the economic stimulus plan as soon as September,” says Canadian Labour Congress President Ken Georgetti.
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Posted: Friday, 9 July 2010
OTTAWA – There was some good news regarding employment in Canada in June but it was undercut by a continuing loss of jobs in the manufacturing sector, says Ken Georgetti, president of the Canadian Labour Congress. Georgetti was responding to the release… Read More