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Health and Safety in the Downtown Eastside During COVID-19

The VDLC, through our Downtown Eastside Joint Union Committee, continues to bring together affiliated unions representing community health and community social services workers in the DTES. 

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Municipalities Need Funding

Municipalities and transit agencies continue to need emergency funding in order to protect jobs and maintain vital services that our communities depend on. 

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Another Opportunity to Vote for the MEC Board of Directors

Mountain Equipment Coop recently announced that its Annual General Meeting which was scheduled for later this month will be postponed until December 10.

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Black Lives Matter

The Vancouver and District Labour Council supports the Black Lives Matter movement, and all who are fighting to end systemic racism, white supremacy, and police brutality. 

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Public Inquiry into Health and Safety in the Construction Sector

The VDLC supports the call of the BC Building Trades Council for a Public Inquiry Into Health and Safety in the Construction Sector. All workers deserve safe, healthy, and sanitary workplaces. 

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Lives Over Profit

Over one billion dollars in Federal Government funds have been directed towards COVID-19 research. Doctors Without Borders has launched a petition calling for government to ensure that any breakthroughs are made available to all. 

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