The Kamloops & District Labour Council is represents of roughly 13,000 unionized workers in the Kamloops area covering Merritt to Valemount and Chase to Lillooet.

Our affiliates work collaboratively to advance the economic and social welfare of workers and with other progressive organizations in the promotion of social justice and human rights as described in the United Nations’ Charter of Human Rights.

We are members of the BC Federation of Labour and the Canadian Labour Congress, the latter of which represents over three-million unionized Canadians

Latest Kamloops Labour News

Latest Canadian Labour News

  • Bruske meets Deputy Prime Minister Freeland to discuss help for workers
    by ekahler on October 18, 2021 at 7:25 pm

    OTTAWA—Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, and Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, held a constructive meeting today about the challenges working people are still facing as Canada starts on the long […]

  • SCC ruling a victory for working women
    by ekahler on October 15, 2021 at 6:46 pm

    Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, released the following statement on the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in favour of pay equity rights for registered nurses: “Canada’s unions welcome the decision by the Supreme Court […]

  • As clock ticks down, Canada’s unions demand government chooses help for people
    by Tanya on October 13, 2021 at 2:23 pm

    OTTAWA—Canada’s unions are urging the federal government to extend emergency benefits to help workers and their families still struggling through the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Canada’s recent Labour Force Survey showed that nearly […]

  • Fourth wave means urgent need to extend emergency help for workers
    by rchaaraoui on October 7, 2021 at 3:46 pm

    Emergency benefits due to expire for workers in next two weeks OTTAWA—With the fourth wave raging in many communities and just two weeks before emergency benefits are cut, Canada’s unions are drawing attention to the urgent need to extend […]

  • Canada’s unions calling for worker-centred pandemic recovery
    by ekahler on October 6, 2021 at 5:30 pm

    Canada’s unions are marking the World Day for Decent Work on October 7, by calling on the federal government to focus on workers in their pandemic recovery plans and replace lost jobs with better ones “The pandemic has highlighted the existing […]