Canadian Labour Congress
Organization profile published 1981
Publisher: Canadian Labour Congress, Ottawa, Canada
Year Published: 1981
Resource Type: Organization
Cx Number: CX2219
This brief was presented to the Special Parliamentary Committee on the Handicapped (Ottawa) by representatives of the Canadian Labor Congress (CLC) Social and Community Programs Department, the CLC cooperated with other concerned social groups in preparing this brief on labor's position on the disabled.
The brief lists sixteen specific areas where government intervention would be required to bring the living standards of the disabled up to par with the rest of society. These include 1) the full protection of the disabled under provisions of federal and provincial human rights acts; 2) an awareness program directed at the general public to illustrate the problems of the disabled in a realistic and positive way and 3) the establishment of the disabled's right to employment through the establishment of a full-employment economy.
This abstract was published in the Connexions Digest in 1981.