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
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- Canada’s unions call on Ottawa to protect Uyghurs in Chinaby Tanya on February 24, 2021 at 7:41 pm
Canada’s unions applaud Parliament’s recognition that the Chinese government is committing genocide against its Muslim minority and is now calling on Ottawa to act accordingly. The Government of Canada should now move to officially recognize the […]
- Canada’s unions mark Pink Shirt Day by calling for an end to workplace violence and harassmentby Tanya on February 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm
Canada’s unions are marking Pink Shirt Day by calling on the federal government to ratify ILO Convention 190, a global convention to end all violence and harassment at work, including gender-based violence. Although Canada adopted Convention 190 […]
- Canada’s unions welcome extension of EI and recovery benefitsby Tanya on February 19, 2021 at 7:58 pm
Canada’s unions welcome the extension to income supports announced by the federal government today as a necessary step towards providing further financial security to those who need it. The government announced 12-week extensions for both the […]
- Too many people are struggling to pay for their medicationsby Tanya on February 19, 2021 at 3:25 pm
By Hassan Yussuff, Doug Roth, Linda Silas, as published in Toronto Star A silent health crisis is looming as more people struggle to pay for their prescription drugs. Even before the pandemic, the statistics were staggering. About 7.5 million […]
- Canada’s unions are warning federal government of looming ‘benefits cliff’by rchaaraoui on February 18, 2021 at 4:18 pm
Canada’s unions are calling on the federal government to extend income support for unemployed workers until at least the end of 2021 or they will soon face a ‘benefits cliff’. The numbers of workers who are currently facing the prospect of an […]