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

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.

Seeking Municipal Candidates

he members and affiliates of the Kamloops and District Labour Council have had a long history in being politically engaged in all elections as we strive for a fair and just society and working environments for all. Municipal elections impact the lives of our members and their families on many levels and they want an … Read more

Canada’s Unions Support Canadian Retaliation Against American Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Canada’s unions today applauded the Canadian Government’s retaliation against the unjustified and unwarranted American tariffs on steel and aluminum. “I am pleased to see Canada respond so quickly and decisively to defend Canadian workers and industry against President Trump’s bullying tactics. Canada cannot waver in its defence of balanced trade,” said CLC President Hassan Yussuff. … Read more

If You Roast it, They will come

On May 5th, people came out in droves to participate in a day of food and festivities hosted by the Kamloops and District Labour Council (KDLC) and the JUMP program. Every year, unions and labour organizations take part in a Union Protein Project (Protein for People). Member organizations, unions, labour councils, and individual union members … Read more