The Federation’s role is primarily a legislative one, in which it lobbies government on behalf of workers on a wide and varied range of issues.

  • Occupational health and safety
  • Medicare and health care
  • Workers’ Compensation legislation
  • Women’s rights
  • Anti-racism
  • Human rights
  • The Trade Union Act
  • Social programs
  • Child care
  • Labour standards, minimum wage
  • Housing
  • Pensions
  • Literacy
  • Transportation
  • Environment
  • Workplace training
  • Political action