March 3, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Canada Labour Code Part 1 & 2

2020 VDLC Labour Education - Spring Session About this Event BC based workers and their unions in federally regulated industries and workplaces are covered by the Canadian Labour Code, both with respect to industrial relations and occupational health and safety matters. This course is designed to provide an understanding of key aspects of both areas under the Code. The most...

March 5—6, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Labour Economics

About this Event 2 days - March 5 & 6, Thursday & Friday / 9:30am to 4:00pm This course is designed as an introduction to labour economics and is a shortened version of the Canadian Labour Congress Winter School course. Participants will be introduced to the origins of economics, how inflation is calculated, the value of land, and an introduction...

March 7, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Decolonization Through Reconciliation

This workshop is designed to take participants on a personal journey of decolonization leading to reconciliation.About this Event: We acknowledge that this event is being held on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish people, including the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh nations.Sponsored by both the New Westminster & District Labour Council and the Vancouver & District Labour Council, this...

March 8, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

International Women's Day Dinner

International Women's Day Dinner hosted by the Vancouver & District Labour Council Women's Committee.Please join us for dinner on International Women's Day at the Fraserview Banquet Hall. The theme of the evening will be 'Joy & Justice'.Our guest speaker will be April Sims, Secretary Treasurer for the Washington State Labour Council, AFL-CIO. April was elected Secretary Treasurer of the Washington...

March 17, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

March Regular Meeting

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April 21, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

April Regular Meeting

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May 11—14, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Human Rights Bootcamp

About this Event 4 days - May 11, 12, 13, & 14. Monday through Thursday / 9:30am - 4:00pm This course will examine the history, growth, and current status of human rights in Canada by examining the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the federal and provincial human rights acts, and the relationship between human...

May 19, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

May Regular Meeting

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May 23, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Labour as a Force for Peace & International Solidarity

About this Event 1 day - May 23, Saturday / 9:30am to 4:00pm This course will examine the importance of international solidarity work in advancing democracy, social justice, and the rights and interests of workers here and around the world. We will examine examples where international solidarity helped turn the tide, the pivotal role of labour in the peace movement...

May 26, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Investigations & Interrogations: Representing Members in Employer Interviews

About this Event 1 day - May 26, Tuesday / 9:30am to 4:00pm Picture this, you are a shop steward and get a request from an HR manager to sit in on an interview of a union member as part of an investigation; they won’t tell you or the worker what it’s about or let you speak alone, and the...