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Equal Pay Day

April 16 is Equal Pay Day in Ontario – on this day a woman, on average, has worked enough to earn as much as a man made the previous year. The gender wage gap isn’t just a problem in Ontario – it’s the reality for working women across the country. … Read More

CLC Statement for March 21, 2014: International Day for the Elimination of Racism

We are reminded on March 21 of the strength and courage that it takes to fight racism. On this day in 1960, hundreds of students, workers, and activists were marching to protest against apartheid, the legalized racial discrimination against black South Afri… Read More

International Women’s Day 2014: Inspiring Change

International Women’s Day is an occasion to reflect on the progress we have made toward achieving fairness, equality and justice for women in Canada and across the globe. It is a time to be inspired by the change we have achieved together, and to renew … Read More

CLC Statement in support of Black History Month

Every February we acknowledge the achievements of black workers who do so much to enrich our communities, workplaces and country. Despite a long and valued record of accomplishments, many contributions of this community of workers, human rights activists a… Read More

Canada’s Temporary Foreign Workers Program Remains Broken; Provincial Remedies Offer Hope

Newcomers seeking temporary work permits in the Canadian labour market continue to experience workplace abuse and exploitation, largely at the hands of disingenuous employers and unscrupulous labour brokers.  But thanks to advocacy by the labour movement a… Read More

Canadian Labour Congress Mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela

"No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its oppos… Read More