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Together We've Got PRIDE

For more than 30 years Canada's unions have stood up for the LGBTQ community We’ve been there at work, in the courts, and in the streets to defend the rights of our members, their partners and their families.   We’ve been there to protest inju… Read More

Underemployment is Canada's Real Labour Market Challenge

A Profile of Canada's Labour Market Introduction Each month, Statistics Canada releases its unemployment rate, and many use it to talk about job creation in Canada. Monthly unemployment rates move up and down, making headlines but revealing little. As wor… Read More

Facts on Child Labour

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has estimated that more than 215 million children worldwide are child labourers.  This means that more than 1/6 of the children of the world are child labourers. Child labour is often defined as work that de… Read More

Today Solidarity is Pink.

April 11, 2012 is the International Day against Bullying, Discrimination, Homophobia and Transphobia in schools and communities.   Celebrate diversity and raise awareness to end bullying by downloading your very own D.I.Y Day of Pink Solidarity decal … Read More

Advancing Equity by the Numbers and Reporting on Past Promises - A Survey

At the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) 2008 Convention, delegates passed two important equity resolutions: i) for the CLC and its affiliates to undertake a gender and equity audit; and ii) to survey affiliates on their progress implementing the recommendatio… Read More

Recession Watch Bulletin: Issue 5 - Spring 2011

This is the fifth in a series of analytical reports from the Social and Economic Policy Department of the Canadian Labour Congress looking at the impacts of the global economic crisis on the jobs, wages, and economic security of working Canadians. 1. Intro… Read More

Retirement Security and the 2011 Federal Election

  How do the platforms of the federal political parties stack up on the issue of retirement security?   Conservative Party   Liberal Party … Read More

Recession Watch Bulletin: Issue 4 ― Winter 2010

This is the fourth in a series of analytical reports from the Social and Economic Policy Department of the Canadian Labour Congress looking at the impacts of the global economic crisis on the jobs, wages, and economic security of working Canadians. 1. In… Read More

Message to politicians: keep the long gun registry

The fate of the federal long gun registry is being decided by Members of Parliament. Conservative MPs are supporting Bill C-391, which would scrap the registry and destroy all of its records. The House of Commons committee that reviewed the bill has pr… Read More

Backgrounder - Labour’s unique perspective on Harper’s Maternal and Child Health Initiative

Earlier this year, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that Canada would “champion a major initiative to improve the health of women and children in the world’s poorest regions.” Two days later, Harper reiterated his intention at the World Economi… Read More