Submissions to Parliament

Submission to the Minister of Labour and Minister of the Status of Women on the Five-Year Review of the Wage Earner Protection Program Act

Introduction The CLC appreciates and welcomes the opportunity to provide input on the five-year review of the Wage Earner Protection Program. The Wage Earner Protection Program Act allows expedited payment of wages and benefits, up to an annual cap, owed t… Read More

Submission to the Department of Finance Consultation on a Potential Federal Framework for Target-Benefit Pension Plans

The CLC submitted this proposal to the Department of Finance recently to provide input on the proposed federal framework. While we recognize the focused nature of the consultation, it raises fundamental concerns of plan beneficiaries’ rights under pensi… Read More

CLC Presents to House of Commons Committee on the Renewal of Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDAs)

Barbara Byers—Secretary-Treasurer of the Canadian Labour Congress—presented four recommendations today which would improve the quality, equity, accessibility, and funding of training in Canada. Introduction On behalf of the 3.3 million members of the … Read More

CLC Presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Regarding Bill C-60

On behalf of the 3.3 million members of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), I want to thank you for the opportunity to present our views on Bill C-60, an Act to implement certain provisions of the 2013-2014 budget. The CLC brings together workers from virt… Read More

Presentation to the Senate of Canada Standing Senate Committee on National Finance Regarding Bill C-45, The Jobs and Growth Act, 2012

On behalf of the 3.3 million members of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), we want to thank you for the opportunity to present our views. The CLC brings together workers from virtually all sectors of the Canadian economy, in all occupations, in all parts… Read More

Presentation by the CLC to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Regarding Bill C-45, The Jobs and Growth Act, 2012

On behalf of the 3.3 million members of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), we want to thank you for the opportunity to present our views. The CLC brings together workers from virtually all sectors of the Canadian economy, in all occupations, in all parts … Read More

Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Regarding Bill C-377 An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act (Labour Organizations)

The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) is the national voice of 3.3 million workers in Canada. The CLC brings together Canada’s national and international unions along with the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 130 district labour councils … Read More

CLC President Ken Georgetti speaks to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Regarding Bill C-377, An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act (Labour Organizations)

(Check against delivery) The Canadian Labour Congress is deeply concerned about this private member’s Bill’s many disturbing provisions – so concerned that we believe this legislation should be withdrawn. I will briefly touch on some of our objectio… Read More

Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Regarding the 2013 Federal Pre-Budget Consultations Study

On behalf of the 3.3 million members of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), we want to thank you for the opportunity to present our views regarding the 2013 federal budget. The CLC brings together workers from virtually all sectors of the Canadian economy,… Read More

Presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Regarding the 2013 Federal Pre-Budget Consultations Study

On behalf of the 3.3 million members of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), we want to thank you for the opportunity to present our views regarding the 2013 federal budget. The CLC brings together workers from virtually all sectors of the Canadian economy,… Read More