The VDLC expresses its solidarity with Hanjin Shipyard Workers' Organization (SAMAHAN) and the Workers for People’s Liberation (WPL) in relation to the mass reductions in staffing at Hanjin Shipyards in the Philippines. SAMAHAN is one of the labour organizations supported through the Adopt an Organizer Program facilitated by the VDLC and funded by Canadian unions.
Voting is at the heart of democracy. As union members we understand that government matters – the choices and decisions made by government affect the lives of working people. However, we can’t forget that how we elect government matters too!