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Stagnant labour market persists: Part-time job gains overshadowed by loss of full time jobs in today’s numbers

Today’s job numbers show that Canada’s labour market continues to be stagnant, and that the trend of creating only part-time precarious work persists. A gain of 57,000 part-time jobs, mostly in health care, education and wholesale and retail trade, was… Read More

Anti-terrorism legislation threatens to undermine the freedom the government claims it would protect

The Canadian Labour Congress says that Bill C-51, proposed anti terrorism legislation, threatens to undermine the very freedoms the government claims it wants to protect. “Canadians agree that terrorism is a threat and the government has a responsibility… Read More

March job numbers signal opportunities for targeted investment in upcoming federal budget

Job numbers released by Statistics Canada today signal an important opportunity for the government to invest in expanded public infrastructure and manufacturing, a strategy that would create much needed quality jobs and tackle labour market stagnation. “… Read More

Where is Canada’s economic recovery? Not in today’s job numbers.

Today’s Labour Force Survey shows once again that the government’s claims of a full economic recovery just don’t add up, says the Canadian Labour Congress. “Too many jobs are missing,” said CLC president Hassan Yussuff. “The government says it … Read More

Week of Action on Climate Change

The labour movement cares about global climate change because it affects our members and all Canadians. We want to create good, green jobs for Canadians to boost the economy and protect the environment we live in. Every year there is a global climate chang… Read More

December 3rd: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 3rd is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day when we celebrate the contributions of persons with disabilities in our communities, and commit to removing barriers and creating an inclusive and accessible society for all. Canadia… Read More

Sisters in Spirit 2014: Time for Action on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC)  will mark October 4, 2014 as a day to honour and remember the lives of the many missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, and to once again urge the federal government to hold a National Inquiry. The CLC has enco… Read More

CLC marks fifth annual Essential Skills Day

The fifth annual Essential Skills Day will take place on Friday, September 26, 2014 to raise awareness about the importance of workplace literacy and essential skills training. "Higher levels of literacy and essential skills lead to improved job opportunit… Read More

Give Peace a Chance: CLC Statement on the Israel-Palestine Conflict

The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) has called on the Israeli government and Hamas in Palestine to join an Egypt-brokered deal for an immediate cease fire over the conflict in the Middle East. The CLC was also critical of Prime Minister Harper for blindly s… Read More

June 21 is National Aboriginal Day

National Aboriginal Day is a time to celebrate the culture and contributions of Indigenous peoples in Canada. On this day, the Canadian Labour Congress wishes to express its support and solidarity by demanding that the federal, provincial and territorial go… Read More