Labour rights are Human rights

Oct - 60 years of labour rights

October 12, 2009
The International Labour Organization celebrates the 60th anniversary of Convention No. 98 on Collective Bargaining and the Right to Organize. Canada remains one of only 23 countries in the world that have failed to ratify this Convention -- despite the fact that the Supreme Court of Canada has recognized these rights for all Canadians.

Take Action

Draft a resolution

Draft and sponsor a resolution to your Federation of Labour or Labour Council condemning the use of labour laws that restrict or deny the fundamental rights of workers and proposing that progressive labour law reform be a central focus of labour’s political agenda.

Sign the Workers’ Bill of Rights

Since 2006, thousands, including all Federal Leaders of the Opposition, have signed a pledge to uphold workers rights.