2019 Annual Shoe Memorial and Red Dress Memorial in Kamloops

In honour of the National Day of Remembrance and Action to End Violence Against Women and in memory of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada, the Kamloops and District Labour Council (KDLC) and the T’kemlups Indian Band are hosting the 12th Annual Shoe Memorial and introducing the Kamloops Red Dress Memorial. What: Annual … Read more

2019 KDLC Labour Day Picnic

The 2019 KDLC Labour Day Picnic was another fantastic success. There was a steady flow of people throughout the day with many of the local unions represented.

2019 CLC’s Labour Day Theme is a Fair Canada for Everyone 

Dear Affiliates, Friends and Family. This Labour Day, in the lead-up to October’s federal election, Canada’s unions are campaigning for a Fair Canada for Everyone. In Kamloops and District, workers, unions and community leaders will gather at McDonald Park on September 2nd, 11 am to 2 pm to celebrate the contributions of working people and to … Read more

Kamloops & District Labour Council Bursary Recipients

The Kamloops & District Labour Council received 17 complete and correct bursary applications. The Winners Are Chris Ward – CUPE 4879 Grace Heuse – TRUFA Jarrett Larsen – TRUFA Jack Kerssens Bursary – Seija Brown – TRUFA/CUPE 900 Cindy Friedman Bursary – Mya Watson – BCGEU

National Day of Mourning Ceremony 2019

April 28th Day of Mourning Ceremony. Even One death is too many – no worker should die from their job. Workers deserve to arrive home safely – at the end of their workday. Remember, mourn, and honour…resolve to make every workplace a safe and healthy place to earn a living. Photos by Barb Nederpel and … Read more

One is Too Many: No One Should Die on the Job

Last year, 131 B.C. workers died from a workplace injury or disease. When you lose a loved one, the pain never goes away.  April 28 is designated the Day of Mourning. As workers, families, employers, and communities come together to remember those who have lost their lives to work-related incidents or occupational disease, your Kamloops and District Labour … Read more

KDLC Jack Kerssens Bursary and Cynthia Friedman Bursary Information

The Kamloops and District Labour Council (KDLC) is offering five (5) $1,000 (one thousand dollar) – one is the Jack Kerssens bursary in a trades field of study) and the Cynthia Friedman bursary (to women in S.T.E.M or trades study) to students who are members or relatives of members of unions that are affiliated to, … Read more

It’s time to change the law

In 2002, the former BC Liberal government made major changes to the Employment Standards Act by slashing protections and gutting enforcement. The Horgan government has announced a review of the Employment Standards Act. The submission deadline is March 31st. This is our chance to ensure that every worker is treated with dignity and respect on the … Read more

2018 KDLC Endorsed Candidates

The Kamloops and District Labour Council believes that building strong communities requires electing people to City Councils and School Boards who will advocate for fair, just and accessible societies and strong public services. We are very appreciative of everyone who submitted surveys and only those who demonstrated a full understanding of our issues and concerns, … Read more

Labour Day 2018

Celebrating 62 years of advocating for working people, stronger communities, and the gains made for working people from the collective actions of unions. This year’s focus was on the Proportional Representation Referendum. The successful event featured local municipal election candidates, prizes, games, face painting, and ice cream.