Posted: Tuesday, 13 March 2012
Feminist, activist and trade unionist Madeleine Parent passed away this week. The Canadian Labour Congress joins the chorus of voices mourning her death and celebrating her lifelong pursuit of social justice and equality.
Parent is best known for her… Read More
Posted: Monday, 5 March 2012
International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate the progress women have made, and a time to take action to break down the obstacles to women’s equality.
Women in Canada now make up half of the workforce. But equal numbers do not necessarily mean equal… Read More
Posted: Thursday, 9 February 2012
CLC President Ken Georgetti has offered heartfelt condolences to the families of workers killed and injured in a deadly automobile accident near Stratford, Ontario on February 6th.
The mishap took the lives of 10 migrant farm workers from Peru who were tra… Read More
Posted: Wednesday, 18 January 2012
OTTAWA – The Canadian Labour Congress says it is pleased that a complaint by the Mexican Union of Electrical Workers (SME) against their government will be heard in both Canada and the United States under the North American Agreement on Labour Cooperation… Read More
Posted: Tuesday, 3 January 2012
As nearly 500 workers in London, Ontario are locked out by Electro-Motive – a subsidiary of US multinational giant Caterpillar – the Canadian Labour Congress reiterates its call for a serious overhaul of the Investment Canada Act.
The Canadian governme… Read More
Posted: Tuesday, 30 November 2010
The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and African regional body of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) will mark the 2010 World AIDS Day by renewing a two-year partnership to promote universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and… Read More