The submission read: On this question of opposition to the Accord the Quebec Federation of Labour and the Canadian Labour Congress
oppose it for very different reasons.
Is it the relatively conservative and bureaucratic unionism which dominates the Canadian Labour Congress
(CLC), or is it the more militant rank-and-file controlled unionism which is being advocated by significant sectors of the union membership as evidenced by the recent CLC convention held in Montreal?
A long list of migrant workers' complaints has been documented by the United Food and Commercial Workers union, the Alberta Federation of Labour, the Canadian Labour Congress
and Justicia for Migrants.
Ken Georgetti is President of the Canadian Labour Congress
, which represents three million workers.
When Worlds Collide: Implications of International Trade and Investment Agreements for Non Profit Social Services, a report prepared by Canadian Labour Congress
Senior Economist Andrew Jackson and CCPA Research Associate Matt Sanger, says safeguards for the non-profit sector tend to apply only to sectors which do not include any for-profit actors.
Over a decade ago, at a 1987 Canadian Labour Congress
convention, Bob White, then president of the Canadian Autoworkers' Union (CAW), recalled the Bread and Roses struggle of women in the early 1900s.
Both the German and Canadian counterparts of the AFL-CIO, the Deutscher Gewerkschafts bund Bundesvorstand (DGB) and the Canadian Labour Congress
(CLC), reported problems and shortcomings that made it clear that foreign experiences were irrelevant and nontransferable to the American scene.
Political issues, human rights, health and safety, as well as questions of activism of various sorts were (and still are) provided by labour centrals, such as the Canadian Labour Congress
or labour councils (such as those in larger cities like Toronto, Vancouver, and Winnipeg).
The President, Alvin Finkel, provided an update on materials on labour history commissioned by the Canadian Labour Congress
for the Year 2000.
The Canadian Labour Congress
was a founding member of the broad-based coalition, Canadians for Equal Marriage, which led this struggle." (1)
Canadian Labour Congress
(on employment trends)--http://www.working4you.ca