Canadian Labour Congress

Type: Organization
Name: Canadian Labour Congress
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Full text of communication to teachers from the BCTF

Below is the full text of the e-mail that the BCTF sent to B.C. teachers today after the announcement of a tentative deal.More teachers, better support for kids, court case protectedBy now, you have undoubtedly heard that the BCTF and BCPSEA reached a ... [Published Global News Canada - 6 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

PSAC supports raising the federal minimum wage

PSAC welcomes the NDP's proposal to re-institute a minimum federal wage and to increase it gradually to $15 an hour by 2019. While the NDP proposal would not cover workers employed in the federal public service, PSAC still thinks it would be an important ... [Published Noodls - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Liberals Enter Fall Focused on Canadians and Economic Growth

OTTAWA – The Canadian economy remains stagnant, and the Conservatives’ EI plan will not encourage the hiring of new workers or produce the growth middle class Canadians need."Canadians deserve a plan for jobs and growth. The government’s EI rate reduction ... [Published Liberal Party of Canada - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Ottawa cuts employment premiums for small businesses for 2015 2016

Edmonton Journal Friday 12th September, 2014TORONTO - Ottawa moved to cut employment insurance premiums for small businesses Thursday, touting it as an effort that will save employers more than $550 million over the next two years and help stimulate ... [Published Canada Standard - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

EI premiums cuts draw mixed New Brunswick reaction

The federal government announced a tax cut Thursday it hopes will spur businesses to hire more people.It drew a mixed reaction in New Brunswick.Hossein Barrar runs two grocery stores in the Moncton area. His growing business now has fifteen employees ... [Published CBC - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

2014 CLC/MFL Manitoba Fall Educational

:00Location: Lakeview Resort - Gimli, MBDetails: To view the course brochure for more information and course offerings, please click hereContact: Canadian Labour Congress, Prairie Region @ prairie@clc-ctc.ca or call 306-525-6137 ... [Published Canadian Labour Congress - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Exile is not a Canadian value

The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says it's time for the Minister of Immigration to intervene in the plight of a Canadian-born man facing life as a stateless person.Born to Indian diplomats in 1989, Deepan Budlakoti has lived his entire life ... [Published Canadian Labour Congress - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Does Canada’s new tax relief for small business help, or keep them small?

@*@ SingleCanada's Finance Minister says his new job credit for small business will help them create new jobs. Some economists aren't sure that's necessarily so.Photo Credit: Chris Young/CP By Wojtek Gwiazda | english@rcinet.caThursday 11 September, 2014 ... [Published Radio Canada International - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

OPSEU calls for national public inquiry into murdered and missing Aboriginal women and girls

Canada NewsWireTORONTO, Sept. 11, 2014TORONTOOPSEU joins the National Public General Employees Union (NUPGE) and the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) in demanding action on this urgent issue."It is time for Prime Minister Harper and his government to take ... [Published Digital Journal - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 3 reports

Media Advisory: Donald Lafleur Available to Media at Charlottetown's Labour Day Picnic

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 29, 2014) - Donald Lafleur, the new Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Labour Congress, will be in Charlottetown on Monday, September 1, for the Labour Day BBQ organized by the Prince Edward Island Federation ... [Published MarketWired - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Media Advisory: Barb Byers Available to Media at Labour Day Picnic in Burnaby

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 ... [Published MarketWired - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

Oshawa union workers earn $6.99 an hour more than non-union workers: study

OSHAWA -- A new survey has found that belonging to a union benefits Oshawa residents.Researchers at the Canadian Labour Congress determined that, on average, unionized workers in Oshawa earn $6.99 per hour more than non-union workers.“The extra earnings ... [Published Newsdurhamregion.com - Aug 28 2014]

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"It's simply impossible to pay for groceries, rent and utilities when you only make $10-11 an hour," said Robyn Benson, PSAC's National President. "We want to end the race to the bottom and see wages and benefits improve for all workers."
...The government’s EI rate reduction proposal provides neither," said Liberal Party of Canada Leader Justin Trudeau. "Liberals instead propose that the EI benefit be given to businesses that actually hire new workers."
"Whether we are Canadian workers or whether we are American workers, we have a long history to live up to," said Glover. "Men and women who all throughout the 20th century who gave of themselves, who struggled and sacrificed for the rights of workers."
...say if the federal government really wanted to see employment pick up in Canada, it should have made job creation a requirement of the tax credit. "They could try to tie it to employment in some way, if that's what they wanted to do, rather than it being a tax giveaway" said Angella MacEwen, a senior economist with the Canadian Labour Congress.Finance Minister Joe Oliver s

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Marathon talks produce tentative deal [Published Powell River Peak - 4 hours ago]
Full text of communication to teachers from the... [Published Global News Canada - 6 hours ago]
PSAC supports raising the federal minimum wage [Published Noodls - 8 hours ago]
Liberals Enter Fall Focused on Canadians and Ec... [Published Liberal Party of Canada - Sep 15 2014]
'Lethal Weapon' Actor Becomes Canadian Union Me... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Sep 15 2014]
Ottawa cuts employment premiums for small busin... [Published Canada Standard - Sep 12 2014]
EI premiums cuts draw mixed New Brunswick reaction [Published CBC - Sep 12 2014]
Cut to EI premiums will do little to create job... [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 11 2014]
Ottawa EI cuts for small businesses aimed at st... [Published 1057 EZRrock - Sep 11 2014]
Medium-sized firms feel short-changed by Ottawa... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 11 2014]
2014 CLC/MFL Manitoba Fall Educational [Published Canadian Labour Congress - Sep 11 2014]
Exile is not a Canadian value [Published Canadian Labour Congress - Sep 11 2014]
Does Canada’s new tax relief for small business... [Published Radio Canada International - Sep 11 2014]
EI tax credit unlikely to boost hiring, analyst... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 11 2014]
OPSEU calls for national public inquiry into mu... [Published Digital Journal - Sep 11 2014]
OPSEU calls for national public inquiry into mu... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 11 2014]
EI premiums: Joe Oliver announces cuts for smal... [Published CBC - Sep 11 2014]
Conservatives to cut EI premiums in response to... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 11 2014]
To the Harper Government: "Release the Text of ... [Published Minyanville - Sep 10 2014]
Media Advisory - Unifor members to meet at firs... [Published Canada NewsWire - Sep 09 2014]
Premier Kathleen Wynne to speak at Good Jobs Su... [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - Sep 08 2014]
If you’re a betting person, here are some safe ... [Published Guelph Mercury - Sep 08 2014]
Hassan Yussuff elected new head of Canadian Lab... [Published Squamish Chief - Sep 08 2014]
Andrea Horwath faces backlash from fellow New D... [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 07 2014]
S.I.U. of Canada forms coalition with Canadian ... [Published Canadian Transportation Logistics - Sep 05 2014]
When will good jobs become the priority? [Published MarketWired - Sep 05 2014]
Hamilton labour council endorses municipal cand... [Published Flamborough Review - Sep 04 2014]
SIU of Canada says trade pact threatens cabotag... [Published Marine Log - Sep 04 2014]
Saskatchewan labour climate stable according to... [Published Global News Canada - Sep 04 2014]
S.I.U. of Canada Forms a Coalition with Canadia... [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - Sep 03 2014]
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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 ...
Federal NDP staffers ditch their labour union a... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 03 2014]
OTTAWA — Some 500 New Democrat parliamentary staffers are parting company with the labour union that represents them after it refused to unequivocally endorse the NDP in last month’s Ontario election. It’s not simply a matter of federal New Democrats ...
The CLC Calls on the Federal Government to Move... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jul 02 2014]
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 2, 2014) - Hassan Yussuff, the President of the Canadian Labour Congress, says that the labour movement in Canada has clearly and forcefully told the federal government that it has no business encouraging employers ...
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