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VDLC Calling on City Council to Support Vote16BC, Hotel Workers

The VDLC is highlighting two important motions coming to Vancouver City Council next week. The first is to support the Vote16BC campaign to reduce the voting age to 16. The other is to support hotel workers who are fighting for the right to return to their jobs as the industry reopens post-pandemic. 

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Boycott Hilton Metrotown and Pacific Gateway Hotel

We support the boycott of the Metrotown Hilton and Pacific Gateway Hotel called by the BC Federation of Labour. These hotels are engages in a draconian attempt to use the pandemic as an opportunity to fire long term employees and roll back wages and benefits.

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Call for Mandatory Training in TRC and UNDRIP

The VDLC endorses the call for mandatory training in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission report and United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples for all K-12 school staff in BC.

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Submit your Elsie Award nominations!

The New Westminster and District Labour Council and Vancouver and District Labour Council will be hosting a virtual Labour Day celebration this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Elect Karina Reid

The Vancouver and District Labour Council has endorsed Karina Reid of the Richmond Independent Team of Electors (RITE) in the May 29th City Council by-election.

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Make It Public

We support the Hospital Employees' Union in their Make It Public campaign to end privatization in BC's hospitals. 

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