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CLC Vice-President Barbara Byers speaks at the FTQ Women's Conference

(Check against delivery)Sisters,I cannot tell you how pleased I am to be participating in this discussion, as it has given me an opportunity to reflect on where women stand and the role that union women play in fighting back on any further attacks on our ri… Read More

CLC President Ken Georgetti speaks to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

(Check against delivery) By way of opening comment, let me say that the Canadian Labour Congress has a long history of working with trade unions and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) throughout the world. We’ve managed projects in over 30 countries, … Read More

CLC President Ken Georgetti speaks to the Ontario Federation of Labour 11th Biennial Convention

(Check against delivery) Sisters and Brothers, I am pleased to bring you greetings of solidarity on behalf of all Officers and the 3.2 million workers who are members of the Canadian Labour Congress. And thanks to your President, Sid Ryan, and the OFL off… Read More

CLC Vice-President Barbara Byers pays tribute to Nancy Riche

(Check against delivery) Good morning and welcome Sisters and Brothers. Bonjour et bienvenue consoeurs et confreres. I have the honour this morning to bring the message from the Officers of the CLC, Ken, Marie, Hassan and myself, from our staff, and indee… Read More

CLC President Ken Georgetti addresses the CLC Canadian Council

(Check against delivery)  Sisters and Brothers – a very warm welcome to everyone of you to the Canadian Labour Congress’ first-ever Canadian Council meeting! Consoeurs et confrères – je vous souhaite tous une très chaleureuse bienvenue à la tou… Read More

CLC President Ken Georgetti speaks to the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario 54th Annual Convention

(Check against delivery) Sisters and Brothers, I am pleased to bring you greetings of solidarity on behalf of the 3.2 million workers who are members of the Canadian Labour Congress. Thank you Bill, for the very kind introduction. And thanks to Pat Dillo… Read More

Ken Georgetti helps the NDP celebrate 50 years

(Check against delivery) Sisters and Brothers, I bring you greetings from the 3.2 million workers who are members of the Canadian Labour Congress. It’s such an honour to be here as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the New Democratic … Read More

Ken Georgetti speaks to the British Columbia Government and Service Employees (BCGEU) Convention

(Check against delivery) Sisters and Brothers, I am pleased to bring you greetings of solidarity from the Officers and 3.2 million workers who are members of the Canadian Labour Congress. Thanks to President Darryl Walker and your executive for inviting m… Read More

Canada called on carpet by ILO over asbestos

The International Labour Organization has taken the unusual step of calling Canada to account regarding asbestos at a special hearing which occurred in Geneva on June 10. Canada is a signatory to ILO Convention 162 concerning the use of asbestos for workers… Read More

Day of Mourning - Hassan Yussuf speaks in Ottawa

Sisters and Brothers - I am honoured to join you here today in Ottawa to observe the National Day of Mourning. Workers all across Canada in large and small communities and workplaces are marking this day in many ways as we have done for the past 27 years. … Read More