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

  • CLC Statement on the fatal crane collapse in Kelowna, BC
    by cstdenis on July 14, 2021 at 2:39 am

    Today we learned that five people lost their lives, and more were injured due to the tragic crane collapse in Kelowna, BC. The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) extends its deepest condolences to the families, coworkers and friends of those people who […]

  • Job numbers show pandemic’s hardest hit continue to struggle most
    by ekahler on July 9, 2021 at 3:22 pm

    Canada’s unions are raising the alarm that hundreds of thousands of workers are facing cutbacks to pandemic supports, while the job market remains far from recovery. “Our biggest concern is those workers who are at risk of dropping out of the […]

  • Open Letter to the Working People of Canada
    by Tanya on July 6, 2021 at 7:49 pm

    Friends and Allies, A few short weeks ago, I was truly honoured to be elected to serve the working people of Canada as president of the Canadian Labour Congress. My fellow officers and I do not take this responsibility lightly – and it is not a […]

  • Net-zero law lays foundation for stronger climate action
    by ekahler on July 2, 2021 at 6:33 pm

    Canada’s unions are welcoming the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act, which received royal assent and became law. This new law enshrines Canada’s commitment to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. It also provides a foundation to build […]

  • Canada’s unions say this Canada Day is a time for reconciliation, not celebration
    by ekahler on June 30, 2021 at 3:10 pm

    In light of the recent discovery of the remains of nearly 1,000 children at former residential schools, this Canada day needs to be about reflection and action. Canada’s unions are calling for July 1st celebrations to be replaced this year with […]