Works to oppose systemic racism and build an anti-racist labour movement. 


Coordinates the labour council’s educational programs.  Courses include labour law, collective bargaining, public speaking, economics and more. Programs are low cost and accessible.

We also include educational components in many of our regular monthly meetings, and organize occasional evening educational sessions. 

Housing Action Team

Working group of the Municipal Engagement Committee dedicated to advocating around issues of affordable housing and tenant rights. 

International Solidarity

Builds International relationships and hosts workshops and meetings with speakers and guests. The committee also oversees the VDLC’s adopt an organizer program which supports union activists in the Philippines.  

Municipal Engagement Committee

Identifies and mobilizes around issues affecting working people at the municipal level. 

Political Action 

Coordinates the vetting and endorsement process and campaign strategy for municipal elections, and participates in lobbying.

Solidarity in Action

Provides support for workers and unions engaged in labour disputes.

Women’s Committee

This women only committee organizes an annual International Women’s Day Dinner and offers educational programs for women.

Young Workers’

Brings together young workers (30 years and under) for education, discussion and support to develop skills, and gain experience in labour activism.

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