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CFL Players’ Association joins forces with Canadian Labour Congress – Medicine Hat News

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By The Canadian Press on April 18, 2024.

Solomon Elimimian, President, Canadian Football League Players Association (CFLPA) speaks to media to deliver the union’s State of the Union in Hamilton, on Tuesday, November 14, 2023. The CFL Players’ Association is joining the Canadian labour movement. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power

OTTAWA – The CFL Players’ Association is joining the Canadian labour movement.
The CFLPA announced Thursday it has formed an alliance with the Canadian Labour Congress.
The football players’ association joins 49 national and international unions already affiliated with the CLC.
The CLC is Canada’s largest labour organization, with a membership of more than three million workers and over 500,000 retirees across Canada.
The CFLPA represents roughly 650 professional football players.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 18, 2024.
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