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Protect DTES Workers and Residents

The VDLC has been convening discussions amongst unions representing front-line Community Health and Community Social Services workers and liaising with government regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and the DTES. 

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VDLC Office Closure

Please be advised that as a precautionary measure due to the COVID-19 pandemic the VDLC office will be closed to visitors until further notice.

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Emergency Action Needed for Working People and Families

The Vancouver and District Labour Council Executive Board recognizes the danger posed by the present COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Labour Movement Stands With IBEW 213

Representatives of the Vancouver and District Labour Council, New Westminister and District Labour Council, and BC Federation of Labour as well as various affiliated unions, rallied in support of IBEW 213 today. 

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City of Vancouver Makes #PeriodPromise

At its March 12 meeting, Vancouver City Council adopted the motion "Providing Free Menstrual Products in City of Vancouver Civic Facilities Washrooms" which sets the wheels in motion for free period products at municipal facilities. 

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Access Without Fear Motion Approved!

On March 12 Vancouver City Council approved the motion "Safety for Residents with Precarious Status: Delivering Access without Fear" (with amendments). 

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