The Canadian Labour Congress is the largest democratic and popular organization in Canada with 3.3 million members. The Canadian Labour Congress brings together Canada's national and international unions, the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 130 district labour councils.

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Verizon’s arrival will cost thousands of jobs: CLC says consumers will not benefit in the long run

OTTAWA ― The federal government’s decision to pave the way for the multinational giant Verizon to enter Canada’s telecommunications market will cost thousands of jobs and will not benefit consumers in the long run, says Ken Georgetti, President of the… Read More

CLC endorses consumer boycott of Labatt imports: St. John’s brewery workers on strike since April

OTTAWA ― The Canadian Labour Congress has endorsed a national consumer boycott against a number of imported brands of Labatt beer and is calling on the company to return to the bargaining table. “This is a David and Goliath struggle between about 50 local… Read More

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Canada needs a jobs and training strategy: Georgetti comments on disappointing July job numbers

OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that the job numbers for July are a big disappointment and he is calling on the federal government and employers to invest in both job creation and training.   “Our economy lost 39,400 jobs… Read More

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Tinkering won’t fix TFWP’s flaws: Georgetti on changes to foreign worker program

OTTAWA ― The Conservative government’s announced reforms to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) amount to tinkering and fail to address fundamental flaws with the program, says Ken Georgetti, president of the Canadian Labour Congress. “The government… Read More





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