Canada's unions elect new leaders to help chart a hopeful post-pandemic future for workers

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OTTAWA , June 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nearly 4,000 delegates at the Canadian Labour Congress' 29th Constitutional Convention today elected Officers to lead the organization until 2023.

The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) is Canada's major umbrella organization of national unions, provincial federations of labour and local labour councils and represents over three million workers.

Bea Bruske from United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) was elected as the CLC's President. She replaces retiring President Hassan Yussuff who has held the position for two terms spanning the past seven years. Bruske, who received overwhelming support from convention delegates, was previously Secretary Treasurer and a negotiator with UFCW 832 and a Vice-President of the UFCW Canada National Council.

“I am honored to …

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