The VDLC supports the call for a minimum of ten (10) permanent, paid sick days for all workers and additional days during public health emergencies.
Local anti-racist and anti-fascist activists have launched a new website named "Unmask the Right".
Later this month Bill C-213: An Act to Enact the Pharmacare Act will be face its second debate and first vote in Parliament.
At our January 19th meeting, the VDLC endorsed the Rent Strike Bargain Campaign for collective bargaining rights for renters in BC.
We're calling on the Government of British Columbia to maintain the $300/month increase to income and disability assistance rates, and permanently raise income assistance rates to at least the poverty line, indexed to inflation.
The Vancouver and District Labour Council joins with the International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines in demanding release of imprisoned trade unionists.