February 28, 2017

Former BC NDP premier Glen Clark and the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 38 are sponsoring a new scholarship for students who are enrolled or considering enrollment in the Simon Fraser University (SFU) Labour Studies Program.

The ongoing sch...

February 16, 2017

Looking to improve your public speaking skills?

The VDLC is offering two nights (must be able to attend both sessions) of introductory public speaking training for women.  Speak to Sarah Pilgrim, Membership Trustee if you're interested.

February 16, 2017

In honour of International Women's Day, the Vancouver & District Labour Council's Women's Committee is hosting its annual International Women's Day Dinner on Wednesday, March 8th.

The theme of this year's dinner is Women and Precarity: the gender imbalance of low-waged, part-...

February 16, 2017

The Vancouver & District Labour Council has posted its list of education and training courses for 2017.

Coming up in April:

WCB Intro - with Sarah O'Leary & Niki Schnurr

Saturday, April 8 (10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at the Maritime Labour Centre

Privacy Rights in the Workplace - w...

February 16, 2017

Local 517 members are encouraged to attend our membership meetings, held at 5:15 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at the Maritime Labour Centre (1880 Triumph Street, Vancouver).

If you haven't already done so, please respond to the calendar invitation by Shane Pittma...

February 9, 2017

Did you know that BC is the only province without a poverty reduction plan?

The BC Federation of Labour has teamed up with the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition, Raise the Rates and other groups to promote the Poverty Free BC Rally on Saturday, March 4th 2017 from 12:00 - 2:00 P...

February 7, 2017

For Local 517 members employed at the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority:

The Individual Incentive Bonus (Corporate Performance Award) will be paid in Pay Period 4 on February 24, 2017.  If you wish to have your bonus deposited directly into your RRSP, please complete the RRSP C...

February 3, 2017

On February 13, 2017 in honour of Black History Month, the Canadian Labour Congress is launching “Working While Black”, an educational and interactive webinar series for workers of colour and allies.

The series will celebrate the contributions of Black activists and organiz...