Canadian Labour Congress

Type: Organization
Name: Canadian Labour Congress
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Busted! Top 10 Myths About Young People, Retirement, and the Canada Pension Plan Webinar

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 07:00 – Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 08:00 Eastern TimeEverybody says young people need to plan ahead for retirement. But how are you supposed to save when you're trying to make ends meet with a crappy part-time job?  A ... [Published Canadian Labour Congress - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Lanzinger seeks BC Fed top job

She is a familiar face in labour circles and is the former head of the BC Teachers Federation.Now Irene Lanzinger wants to lead the BC Federation of Labour.She is announcing her campaign to be BC Fed president FridayLanzinger is currently the labour organization’s ... [Published CKNW Vancouver News - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Amber Hockin, Aaron Ekman launch campaign for BC Federation of Labour President, Secretary-Treasurer

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 14, 2014) - Amber Hockin, a longtime activist with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and currently the Pacific Region Director of the Canadian Labour Congress, and Aaron Ekman, from the BCGEU ... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Increased CPP best option

Re: ’Self-control problems’ plague Canadian retirement savings, economist warns, Oct. 9’Self-control problems’ plague Canadian retirement savings, economist warns, Oct. 9Sun Life Financial president Dean Connor should be careful what he wishes for. If ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

CLC president helped scuttle BC teachers’ strike

Canadian Labour Congress President Hassan Yussuff intervened to shut down the militant strike British Columbia teachers were mounting in defence of public education. ... [Published World Socialist Web Site - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Striking NGF workers fear two-tier hires

GUELPH — Workers United striking members were joined Thursday by community labour representatives in thwarting replacement workers from crossing a picket line during a new contract dispute at NGF Canada."They had full intention of bringing in replacement ... [Published My Kawartha - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Senators need to defeat Bill C-377

PSAC is working with the Canadian Labour Congress and others asking Senators to stop Bill C-377 from becoming law.Senators are once again debating Bill C-377 after it lay dormant in the Senate for a year. The Bill would force unions to provide excessively ... [Published Noodls - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 2 reports

World Day for Decent Work: October 7, 2014

Since 2008 the International Trade Union Confederation, of which CUPE is an active member, has been organising the World Day for Decent Work ( WDDW ) on October 7.It is a day for mobilisation for all trade unions across the globe, from Fiji in the east ... [Published CUPE - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

New CLC president warns Harper that labour movement will be more aggressive

MONTREAL - The new tough-talking president of the Canadian Labour Congress has served notice he won't go easy on Prime Minister Stephen Harper and will be more aggressive than his predecessor.Hassan Yussuff defeated the long-serving Ken Georgetti in a ... [Published Squamish Chief - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Sisters in Spirit 2014: Time for Action on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Posted: Friday, 3 October 2014The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC)  will mark October 4, 2014 as a day to honour and remember the lives of the many missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, and to once again urge the federal government to hold ... [Published Canadian Labour Congress - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Clement overlooks Conservatives’ record

Clement: foreign workers overused — Sept. 11Federal Treasury Board president Tony Clement released a trial balloon at an editorial board meeting with the Waterloo Region Record in September.Commenting on the disastrous temporary foreign worker program, ... [Published Waterloo Region Record - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

CLC throws its support behind UW-Peel campaign

MISSISSAUGA — The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) has supported the United Way movement in communities across the nation for many years.On Friday, Sept. 26, the Peel Regional Labour Council will host a breakfast meeting to kick-off its support for the ... [Published Mississauga News - Sep 24 2014]

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"You're asking people to endorse openness," he told them. "Well who's against that?…I suspect that if you asked exactly the same question about corporations, it may not be 83 per cent, but I bet you it would be pretty one-sided."
"The challenges facing our movement are daunting, but I am optimistic about the future of the labour movement in BC," said Hockin. "My entire career has been about bringing people together and building consensus, and I believe we can do that by working strategically and cooperatively within the Federation."
"If they don't have the skills, they shouldn't be there doing the jobs" she said
"More importantly (we) want to ensure there is a government that will respect workers and work with the labour movement to grow the economy and provide prosperity for everyone."

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Busted! Top 10 Myths About Young People, Retire... [Published Canadian Labour Congress - 23 hours ago]
Lanzinger seeks BC Fed top job [Published CKNW Vancouver News - Oct 17 2014]
Lecture casts shadow on Peninsula MP's 'transpa... [Published Peace Arch News - Oct 14 2014]
Amber Hockin, Aaron Ekman launch campaign for B... [Published MarketWired - Oct 14 2014]
Amber Hockin, Aaron Ekman launch campaign for B... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Oct 14 2014]
Increased CPP best option [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 13 2014]
Will Justin Trudeau sink Kathleen Wynne's pensi... [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 12 2014]
CLC president helped scuttle BC teachers’ strike [Published World Socialist Web Site - Oct 11 2014]
Striking NGF workers fear two-tier hires [Published My Kawartha - Oct 10 2014]
Senators need to defeat Bill C-377 [Published Noodls - Oct 09 2014]
World Day for Decent Work: October 7, 2014 [Published CUPE - Oct 07 2014]
October 7, 2014 – World Day for Decent Work [Published Canadian Labour Congress - Oct 07 2014]
Submission to the Department of Finance Consult... [Published Canadian Labour Congress - Oct 06 2014]
New CLC president warns Harper that labour move... [Published Squamish Chief - Oct 05 2014]
The 15-hour workweek: Canada’s part-time problem [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 04 2014]
Sisters in Spirit 2014: Time for Action on Miss... [Published Canadian Labour Congress - Oct 03 2014]
Good Jobs Summit to feature GE Canada chief exe... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Oct 02 2014]
Good Jobs Summit kicks off in Toronto on Friday [Published Canada NewsWire - Oct 01 2014]
Clement overlooks Conservatives’ record [Published Waterloo Region Record - Oct 01 2014]
Swaziland: Jailed Journalists Up for Award [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 29 2014]
Advancing Workplace Learning Summit Celebrates ... [Published MarketWired - Sep 26 2014]
Help Put the Spotlight on Government Secrecy [Published TheTyee.ca - Sep 26 2014]
CLC marks fifth annual Essential Skills Day [Published Canadian Labour Congress - Sep 24 2014]
CLC throws its support behind UW-Peel campaign [Published Mississauga News - Sep 24 2014]
Nomination of Swazi activists for 2014 Pan-Afri... [Published International Trade Union Confederation - Sep 23 2014]
Controversial Bill Gets Harper Gov't Thumbs Up ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Sep 22 2014]
Tories move to limit debate in Senate as contro... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 21 2014]
Rally for Postal Services in Toronto Draws Crowds [Published KHNL News 8 - Sep 20 2014]
Rally for Postal Services in Toronto Draws Crowds [Published Fat Pitch Financials - Sep 20 2014]
The secret meeting that broke the B.C. teachers... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 20 2014]
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Amber Hockin, Aaron Ekman launch campaign for B... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Oct 14 2014]
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 14, 2014) - Amber Hockin, a longtime activist with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and currently the Pacific Region Director of the Canadian Labour Congress, and Aaron Ekman, from the BCGEU ...
Tories move to limit debate in Senate as contro... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 21 2014]
Conservative senators are making a bid to cut short debate on private members’ business just as the Senate is about to revive debate on a controversial bill that would force unions to publicly disclose details of their spending. The timing of the two ...
Media Advisory: Donald Lafleur Available to Med... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Aug 29 2014]
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 29, 2014) - Donald Lafleur, the new Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Labour Congress, will be in Monction on Sunday, August 31, for the Labour Day Picnic organized by the Moncton and District Labour Council. ...
Media Advisory: Marie Clarke Walker Available t... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Aug 29 2014]
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 29, 2014) - Marie Clarke Walker, Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Labour Congress, will be in Halifax on Monday, September 1, for the Labour Day Celebration organized by the Halifax-Dartmouth Labour Council. ...
Media Advisory: Barb Byers Available to Media a... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Aug 29 2014]
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 29, 2014) - Barb Byers, recently elected the new Secretary-Treasurer of the Canadian Labour Congress, will be in Burnaby on Monday, September 1, for a Labour Day picnic at Swangard Stadium sponsored by the Vancouver ...
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