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

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  • Bruske to German Chancellor and the G7: Turn from ambition to action on climate and just transition
    by hannah on May 11, 2022 at 6:12 pm

    Bruske: We must not trade good jobs for low-quality, precarious work as we accelerate progress on tackling the climate crisis BERLIN – Today in Germany, Bea Bruske delivered a strong message from international labour leaders to German Chancellor […]

  • Honour Westray. Enforce the law.
    by hannah on May 9, 2022 at 11:00 am

    May 9, 2022 marks the 30th anniversary of the Westray mine explosion that killed 26 miners in Pictou County, Nova Scotia. The fatal explosion was caused by a buildup of methane gas and coal dust. In the ensuing public inquiry, Justice Peter K. […]

  • Turn minimum wages into living wages and index to inflation
    by hannah on May 6, 2022 at 1:15 pm

    Bruske: StatCan numbers show markets aren’t delivering fair wages – governments must take action OTTAWA – With the cost of living still rising while wages lag far behind, today’s Statistics Canada Labour Force Survey shows that low […]

  • Canada’s unions: Protect our public institutions
    by rgillies on May 3, 2022 at 6:35 pm

    Canada’s unions are asking the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry to ensure no other publicly funded institutions follow in the footsteps of Laurentian University and file for bankruptcy. “When Laurentian University declared […]

  • Workers welcome wins in budget bill
    by djeanlouis on May 2, 2022 at 4:09 pm

    Bruske: Canada’s unions welcome progress on key issues, but there’s more work to do on implementing 10 days of paid sick leave OTTAWA –– Canada’s unions welcomed progress in today’s Budget Implementation Act on a number of vital issues […]