Posted: Wednesday, 19 December 2012
OTTAWA – The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says an announcement by General Motors that it will shut down part of its production in Oshawa shows disrespect for Canada, Ontario and the local community.
“General Motors owes Canada more than this,”… Read More
Posted: Tuesday, 18 December 2012
OTTAWA – The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says he is deeply disappointed that the country’s Finance Ministers have once again failed to move forward on improving the Canadian Pension Plan, but he says most provinces want CPP reform and he… Read More
Posted: Monday, 17 December 2012
OTTAWA – The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that provincial and territorial Finance Ministers’ meeting near Ottawa cannot allow the federal government to sabotage discussions aimed at improving the Canada Pension Plan.
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Posted: Friday, 14 December 2012
OTTAWA – The President of the Canadian Labour Congress has sent a strongly-worded letter to the Prime Minister regarding legislation that will harass unions, invade the personal privacy of Canadians and cost taxpayers tens of millions of dollars.
“I write… Read More
Posted: Thursday, 13 December 2012
I wanted to thank you for taking the time to send an email to your MP urging them to vote against Bill C-377.
You joined thousands of constituents who took action over the last week, flooding Members of Parliament with messages urging them to defeat this flawed,… Read More
Posted: Friday, 7 December 2012
OTTAWA – The Conservative government’s ill-conceived changes to the Employment Insurance system earlier this year have already turned sour, says Canadian Labour Congress President Ken Georgetti.
“The government used its giant omnibus budget bills to… Read More
Posted: Thursday, 29 November 2012
OTTAWA – The potential costs to taxpayers of a Private Members Bill put forward by Conservative MP Russ Hiebert will be tens of millions of dollars, says Ken Georgetti, President of the Canadian Labour Congress.
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Posted: Friday, 2 November 2012
OTTAWA – The Canadian economy is not producing enough jobs and the federal government must shift its priority from austerity and cutbacks to job creation says Canadian Labour Congress President Ken Georgetti.
“We have not been adding enough jobs in Canada… Read More
Posted: Tuesday, 30 October 2012
OTTAWA – The President of the Canadian Labour Congress wants the federal government to rescind work permits granted to a company that plans to bring coal miners to Canada as temporary workers.
CLC President Ken Georgetti has written to Diane Finley, the… Read More
Posted: Friday, 26 October 2012
The Canadian Labour Congress is criticizing a decision by the federal government to end a successful Employment Insurance pilot project that benefited workers living in regions with high unemployment.
The Extended Employment Insurance Benefits Pilot Project… Read More