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We all have to work together to ensure workplaces promote mental health

October 10 is World Mental Health day, and this year unions are highlighting the work we do to promote mental health in the workplace. This spring the Canadian Labour Congress...

October 7 is the World Day for Decent Work

October 7, 2017 will mark the 10th anniversary of the World Day for Decent Work, a day when unions around the world unite in action for decent work.  What is “decent work”?  Access...

Unions encouraged to see pharmacare on Parliament’s agenda today

Canada's unions will be watching the House of Commons today as MPs discuss an NDP motion calling for a universal pharmacare plan for Canada. “We are pleased that the NDP...

A Labour of Love

A Labour Day Message from Michael Eso, President, Victoria Labour Council: For Canada’s unions, making life better for working people is, to put it simply, a labour of love. Values like...

United for Rainbow Kitchen

The United Way and Labour came together to serve lunch at the Rainbow Kitchen. Thank you to UFCW 247, CUPW 850, Unifor 333, IBEW 230, IAM, CSWU 1611, HEU and...

VLC Joins United Way of Greater Victoria to Support Settlement of Syrian Refugees

The 25,000 member Victoria Labour Council today announced their intention to join with the United Way Greater Victoria to welcome and support the resettlement of Syrian refugees arriving in the...