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Latest News

 
Vancouver-The following is a statement from BCFED president Irene Lanzinger: “One of the fundamental missions of the BC Federation of Labour and the labour movement in our province is to strive to make all workplaces safe for workers with disabilities. So on this important date,...
VANCOUVER-President Irene Lanzinger and Secretary-Treasurer Aaron Ekman were re-elected for two-year terms to lead the 500,000-member BC Federation of Labour. “Together with Aaron, I’m proud to be able lead a dynamic and progressive organization with so many members who share a...
VANCOUVER-The BC labour movement today launched its Better Can Happen Here political action campaign to elect a new government that will make life better for working families in next May’s pivotal provincial election. “Government can be such a positive force for change for...

About the BCFED

 

The BCFED and you

 
  • BCFED Health and Safety Centre

    The OH&S Centre can help meet your occupational health and safety training needs.


    Prevention Through Education
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  • Good jobs are Green jobs

    The labour movement is essential to making the transition to a sustainable green economy.


    That's why the BCFED has partnered with the environmental movement to create Green Jobs BC.
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  • April 28 National Day of Mourning

    Every worker should come home safe and healthy after each shift. Sadly, that is still not the case in BC.


    Mourn for the dead. Fight for the living.
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Message from the President

 

The labour movement is critical to the lives of working people. The BC Federation of Labour is the collective voice of workers in BC – representing half a million people who work in every aspect of our economy, in every region of the province.

We are a vital voice in shaping our growing communities. As a movement we tackle issues that impact everyone – safe workplaces, minimum wage, pension and retirement security, protection of public services, and so much more.

Our advocacy has made significant changes for the better – but we have more work to do. We must remain committed to the long-term project of building a province and an economy that works for everyone.

Our greatest strength is our people and our passion. I look forward to working with all of you in the years ahead, and advancing the campaigns and issues we know make a difference.

In solidarity,

    - Irene Lanzinger, President