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Stop Ferry Worker Abuse

We support the BC Ferry and Marine Workers' Union in their Stop Ferry Worker Abuse campaign. Abuse is never part of the job. 82% of ferry workers report facing threats, harassment, or physical violence. This is unacceptable and demands immediate action and a zero tolerance policy. 

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Combating Anti-Semitism in Vancouver

We have become aware of the motion “Combating Anti-Semitism in Vancouver” being brought forward to Vancouver City Council by Councilor Sarah Kirby-Yung. 

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Stop Sexual Violence in the Hospitality Industry

On July 23rd UNITE HERE Local 40 will be holding a rally and press conference at Vancouver City Hall to demand action to stop sexual violence in the hospitality industry. 

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VDLC Condemns Flogging, Imprisonment of Teachers in Iran

The VDLC condemns the ongoing repression, including imprisonment and flogging of teachers in Iran. We call for the release of all imprisoned union activists!

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Support BC Teachers and Public Education

We stand firm in our commitment to supporting teachers and public education. It's time for appropriately funded public education and fair compensation and working conditions for teachers. Teachers' working conditions are students' learning conditions.

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The Right to Fairness for Screening Officers

Across Canada screening officers are subject to an unfair dispute resolution process that is arbitrary and infringes the most basic of principles in labour relations- the right to appeal and the right of unionized workers to union representation.

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