2019 VDLC Education Program

Fall Session - Registration is Open

Please register online, via link above.  If unable please submit this form.

Registration can be paid with cash, cheque, payable to the VDLC, etransfer, or credit card

  • 1 Day Courses – $ 70 (members of affiliated unions) / $90 (other)
  • 2 Day Courses – $100 (members of affiliated unions) / $120 (other)
  • 3 Day Courses – $150 (members of affiliated unions) / $180 (other)
  • 4 Day Courses - $225 (members of affiliated unions) / $250 (other)

Fees include course materials, lunch, and refreshments.

Cancellations must be received 3 working days prior to course start for refund.  Exceptions on a case-by-case basis.


2019 Labour Law - Fall Program

(Program link above includes full course descriptions)  

Fall Session

  • Bullying & Harassment
    • September 30
    • Instructor: Conni Kilfoil
  • Unions and the Indigenous Truth & Reconciliation Process  - NEARLY FULL
    • October 23 & 24
    • Instructor: Conni Kilfoil
  • Promotions: How to Bargain Language and Win Non-Selection Grievances
    • October 28
    • Instructor: Susanna Quail
  • Charter Rights in the Workplace
    • November 16
    • Instructors: Leo McGrady & Craig Bavis
  • BC Labour Code
    • November 18
    • Instructor: Jonathan Hanvelt & Jennifer Glougie
  • Canada Labour Code Part 2
    • November 19
    • Instructor: Tamara Ramuscovic 
  • Advocacy: How to make your case effectively - FULL
    • November 20 & 21
    • Instructor: Leo McGrady
  • Current Issues in Benefit Law
    • November 22
    • Instructor: Susan Philpot & Clio Godkewitch
  • WCB Intro
    • November 25
    • Instructor: Sarah O’Leary & Niki Schnurr
  • WCB Advanced
    • November 26
    • Instructor: Iain MacDonald
  • Accommodating Alcohol & Drug Addictions and Medical Marijuana at Work - NEARLY FULL
    • November 26 & 27
    • Instructor: Conni Kilfoil
  • Privacy Rights
    • November 28
    • Instructor: Jamie Baugh
  • Union Community Advocacy
    • November 29
    • Instructor: Neal Adolph

All courses are held at the Maritime Labour Centre, 111 Victoria Drive