May 08, 2014
NDP congratulates newly elected Canadian Labour Congress President
NDP Labour critic Alexandre Boulerice (Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie) made the following statement after Hassan Yussuff was elected as the new President of the Canadian Labour Congress
“On behalf of all New Democratic PartyI would like to congratulate the new President of the Canadian Labour Congress, Hassan Yussuff.
As we have done for 60 years, the NDP will continue to fight alongside strong progressives like Hassan Yussuff, in an effort to improve working conditions andenforce strongworkplace health and safety standards.
New Democrats will also continue to be at the forefront of thefight against the Conservative government’santi-union policies. Securing the right to organize and properly defend workers was the result of years of courageouswork—and we will continue to fight tooth and nail to preserve and defend these criticalaspects of our workplaces and our economy.”