Posted: Friday, 8 February 2013
OTTAWA – The federal government should stop playing political games that stigmatize unemployed workers, says Canadian Labour Congress President Ken Georgetti.
“Recently, some cabinet ministers have tried to justify their government’s policy failures… Read More
Posted: Tuesday, 5 February 2013
The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) is pleased to acknowledge and celebrate Black History /African Heritage month this February.
The CLC’s Working Voices Black History/African Heritage month provides informative illustrations of members of the black community… Read More
Posted: Tuesday, 29 January 2013
OTTAWA – A research study by the Canadian Labour Congress shows that CEOs in Canada could be dancing in their suites to celebrate Corporate Tax Freedom Day on January 30. Their companies will by then have paid their share of taxes to all levels of government… Read More
Posted: Thursday, 10 January 2013
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Posted: Friday, 4 January 2013
OTTAWA – The Employment Insurance program continues to fail unemployed workers, says Canadian Labour Congress President Ken Georgetti.
“We know that only 37.9% of unemployed Canadians actually qualify for Employment Insurance,” Georgetti says. “That… Read More
Posted: Friday, 21 December 2012
On December 6, 2012, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development Diane Finley, under the logo of the government’s questionable Economic Action Plan announced yet another attack on migrant workers.
Just 15 days before Christmas, Minster Finley issued… Read More
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