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CLC statement on workers’ deaths in Bangladesh

On the eve of the National Day of Mourning in Canada, and Workers’ Memorial Day internationally, a tragic reminder has unfolded in Bangladesh of why, for so many decades, the Canadian Labour Congress has continued to fight for the right of all workers to … Read More

CLC deplores preventable factory deaths in Bangladesh

The Canadian Labour Congress deplores the preventable deaths and injuries that have occurred as a result of a tragic factory collapse near Dhaka, Bangladesh. We send our condolences to the victims, families and communities involved. The CLC also calls on th… Read More

CLC supporting protests against harmful EI changes, austerity

OTTAWA – The Canadian Labour Congress is offering its support to a series of actions to protest against the conservative government’s harmful changes to EI and its austerity agenda, says CLC President Ken Georgetti.  “The changes that this governm… Read More

2013 Day of Mourning Statement

Each April 28, Canadians mark this the Day of Mourning to call for more action to prevent the deaths of about 1,000 workers each year on the job or from workplace illnesses. It is a day of sadness, because workplace deaths and injuries are preventable … Read More

Georgetti writes to Prime Minister about TFWP

April 12, 2013 The Right Honourable Stephen Harper Prime Minister of Canada Office of the Prime Minister Dear Prime Minister, I am writing today regarding the state of Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and your comments reported on… Read More

Earth Day Statement 2013

Earth Day was first established in 1970 and is recognized by countries around the world as well as by the United Nations. Unfortunately here at home, there is little to celebrate right now as Stephen Harper’s Conservatives have no plan to tackle climate c… Read More

Today Solidarity is Pink-April 10, 2013

The Day of Pink is the International Day against Bullying, Discrimination, Homophobia and Transphobia in schools and communities.  By wearing pink today, we express our solidarity with victims of bullying and show that we will not tolerate bullying in our … Read More

International Women’s Day: Keeping the Momentum Going

Chief Luther Standing Bear once taught his Lakota community “It is the mothers, not the warriors, who create a people and guide their destiny”. On March 8 and throughout the month of March, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and its affiliates, federat… Read More

Joint ETUC/CLC Statement on the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) have been following negotiations between the EU and Canada on a Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) as closely as possible – given the scarcity of publicly … Read More

The CLC celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Morgentaler Decision: An historic gain for women’s equality

January 28, 2013 marks the 25th Anniversary of Canada's Supreme Court decision to overturn Canada’s abortion law – a decision that allowed women the freedom to choose this procedure legally and safely. The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) sees this day as… Read More