• The Union Advantage in Canada and Victoria

    There were 54,200 union members working in and around Victoria in 2012, 35% of all employees. Their weekly payroll of $51.3 million accounted for 41% of the total for the whole community. Read More
  • New Website

    A new look and more up to date content, please see some of the featured links to see what our partners in the community are doing. Read More
  • VLC Endorses Green Jobs B.C.

    At the February 20, 2013 meeting the council voted to endorse   Read More
  • About the VLC

    What is the Victoria Labour Council? The Victoria Labour Council (VLC) is the local organization of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) at the city level. The CLC represents 3.2 million unionized workers across Canada.The VLC was founded over 100 years ago and is one of the oldest labour organizations in BC. Read More
  • CLC and United Way

    -A Special Partnership- The roots of labour’s support for the United Way Centraide (UWC) reach back to the early 1900s as part of our Good and Welfare tradition – caring for those in need.  Read More
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Victoria Labour Council Local Government Election Process - Adopted April 16,2014

• The VLC shall strike a Municipal Election Committee (MEC)
• Members of the MEC shall be appointed by the affiliates.
• The MEC will oversee the endorsement process, including the creation of a questionnaire for candidates seeking endorsement, the interview panel and the final recommendations for endorsement.
• Candidates interested in seeking endorsement shall be required to fill out and return the questionnaire. The MEC will create a list of candidates to be interviewed.
• The interview panel will be appointed by the affiliates, and special consideration will be given to affiliates that have a direct bargaining relationship with local governments.
• The interview panel with interview candidates that have applied for endorsement and will circulate its recommendations to the MEC. 

• The MEC will review and approve these recommendations and present them to the general membership committee of the VLC for final approval.
• The MEC and interview panel shall operate on a consensus basis, as much as possible. 
• The proposed list of endorsements shall be present to a general membership meeting of the VLC for ratification.
• The general meeting has the right to strike names from the endorsement list. However, names may not be added to the list of endorsed candidates by the general meeting.

Monthly Archives: November 2011

Union members’ pay stays in community

Letter to the Editor from Trevor Davies, president, CUPE 374, published in the Peninsula News.

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Face to Face with Stan Dzbik of the Victoria Labour Council

Watch YouTube now, or check out Channel 11 – in Victoria and Saltspring Island …
Saturday, November 12 at 11AM and 11:30PM or Sunday November 13 at 10AM and 9PM

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