Check out CLC Executive Vice-President Siobhán Vipond’s welcoming message to our lobby training webinar: “Make It Personal – Connecting Your Story to the Issues”.

Health Care

The CLC’s Elizabeth Kwan talks about the need to invest in and expand public health care.

Employment Insurance

The CLC’s Adam King talks about the need to enrich and improve access to Employment Insurance benefits for all workers across Canada.

Care Workers

The CLC’s Vicky Smallman and Fatima Gardaad talk about the urgent need to improve working conditions and recognize the importance of workers in the care economy.

Climate Action

The CLC’s Tara Peel talks about how Just Transition legislation must work for workers and communities.

Recent News

MPs must listen to workers and take action on a fair recovery that makes life more affordable

Canada’s unions are making sure Members of Parliament hear from workers, as they get down to work this week. The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) is launching Action Week, where workers from across Canada will be directly engaging with MPs about their priorities. “Workers are raising their voices to make sure our elected representatives hear, loud and clear, about the need…
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Canada’s unions welcome federal legislation on paid sick leave and protecting health care workers

Bruske: we will keep fighting until every worker in Canada has access to paid sick leave   OTTAWA – Canada’s unions are welcoming today’s announcement of new legislation making 10 days of paid sick leave available for all workers in federally-regulated workplaces as a positive step forward for public health and worker protection. “Paid sick leave saves lives. We thank…
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New worker lockdown benefit fails to benefit workers

Liberals miss the mark with new legislation, more needed to help Canadians Canada’s unions are disappointed in the federal government’s proposed legislation, tabled in parliament Wednesday, saying it will only entrench greater inequities and leave vulnerable and marginalized workers behind. “This bill has been conceived so narrowly, it’s not a pivot, it pulls the rug right out from under struggling…
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