The National Union says that more needs to be done to make workplaces safer. More employers need to be held responsible for the results of their negligence.
Canadian Labour Congress
"Ken is delivering the kind of programs the affiliates want and the membership needs. Ken is doing what we asked him to do, and he's doing it well. He will have my vote at the CLC Convention." — Larry Brown, NUPGE National Secretary-Treasurer
"We are supporting Ken because he sees, like we do, the importance in articulating the value and contributions of unions to the broader public," says Clancy. "Undoubtedly, we must work with our members to build a stronger labour movement but we also need to talk to Canadians who aren't unionized about the role we play in improving the lives of all."
Delegates gather in Saskatoon to elect new representatives and organize on key issues.
To pay for the tax breaks, Ottawa has borrowed billions of dollars and driven up the national debt. Now, the government has chosen to make big cuts to public services essential to Canadians in order to pay the bill for its tax giveaways.
“Despite what radical Conservatives would have you believe, this bill is nothing more than political retaliation." - Ken Georgetti, CLC President.
“We believe that employers and Ottawa are using the import of vulnerable migrant workers to promote a low wage strategy in Canada.” - Ken Georgetti, CLC President.