Events

September 7, 2020 • ONLINE - TBA

Labour Day "Elsies"

The Vancouver and District Labour Council and New Westminster and District Labour Council will be jointly hosting a virtual Labour Day celebration this year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and in keeping with recommendations from health authorities and government, we have cancelled our plans for an in-person event. But we are very excited to announce we will be holding a...

September 10, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Young Workers Committee Re-Launch

Join us for the re-launch of our VDLC Young Workers Committee! Young workers, aged 30 and under, are welcome. This meeting will be held via Zoom. Pre-registration is required.  Register here.After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

September 11, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Discipline & Discharge

This course is full. Contact office@vdlc.ca if you wish to be waitlisted for the next offering.  About this Event 1 day - September 11, Friday / 9:30am to 4:00pm Via Zoom Video Conference How do you represent a member who’s been disciplined? Find out the rules that employers must follow and get up to date information on recent developments. How...

September 14—17, 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...

September 15, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

September Regular Meeting

Agenda will be posted closer to meeting date. 

September 17, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

BC Labour Code

About this Event 1 day - Sept 17. Thursday / 9:30am to 4:00pm Zoom Video Conference This course is designed for union staff reps, officers, and senior stewards who need to understand the BC Labour Code and its application. It will provide an overview of important sections of the code and the regulations, interpretations, and rulings that you need to...

September 24, 2020

Employer Policies and Labour Law

About this Event 1 day - Sept 24, Thursday / 9:30am to 4:00pm Zoom Video Conference This course will lay the foundation for your understanding of employer policies and their relationship to labour law. We will look at when employer policies are permitted and when they are not, when policies should be challenged, and what legal tests a policy will...

September 26—27, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Job Steward Level 1

About this Event 2 days - Sept 26 & 27, Saturday and Sunday / 9:30am to 4:00pm Zoom Video Conference The position of a job steward is the most important position in a union and is often the first point of contact a member has with their union. You stand with and speak for your fellow members in the day...

September 29, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

Investigations & Interrogations: Representing Members in Employer Interviews - SOLD OUT

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...

October 3—4, 2020 • Vancouver, BC, Canada

BCFED Organizing Institute: Basics of Organizing

Details and registration coming soon.