Affiliate & Community Campaigns

April 30, 2020

In addition to our own advocacy and and organizing around the needs and demands of workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, many of our affiliates and community allies are running campaigns on a variety of issues. Here is a list, please lend your support!

AFFILIATES

Amalgamated Transit Union: Stand With Canadian Transit Workers

BC Government and Service Employees’ Union: Stop Rent, Evictions, and Utility Shut-Offs During COVID-19 (with LeadNow) / End for Profit Seniors Care in BC / Thank a BC Worker

Hospital Employees’ Union: Support ALL Health Care Workers

Service Employees International Union Local 2 – Justice for Janitors: Protect Working Families Amid Coronavirus OutbreakFrom Invisible to Essential

United Food and Commercial Workers: Help Protect Food Processing Workers!

United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1518: Front Line Workers Deserve ProtectionChildcare For All Front Line Workers

UNITE HERE Local 40: Hospitality Workers Need Money Now!Put Workers First. Protect Hospitality Workers’ Health and Recall Rights Now!

BCGEU and UFCW 1518: Home Care and Social Service Workers Deserve Recognition

All of our affiliates are hard at work representing their members and assisting them in this difficult time. This list includes only public campaigns, i.e. those in which members of the general public are being asked to take an action in relation to. 

CANADIAN LABOUR CONGRESS

Every Worker Deserves Paid Sick Leave

Tell the Banks: We Need Credit Card Relief Now!

Tell the CPhA: Waive extra dispensing fees at pharmacies

Pharmacare: If not now, when?

The feds need to protect pensions


COMMUNITY

$10 a Day Childcare Campaign: Take Action for $10aDay in BC’s Recovery

Abundant Transit BC: Fund transit as an essential service

BC Health Coalition: Strengthen public health care now!

Broadbent Institute: No Corporate Bailouts for Tax Dodgers and Profiteers

BC Poverty Reduction Coalition: Emergency Response for Justice

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives: Don’t force charities and non-profits into crisis before wage subsidy kicks in

Foodsters United: Email your MP today to demand removal of barriers to CERB for precarious workers!

Migrant Rights Network: COVID19 Response Must Leave No One Behind

Migrant Workers Centre: Amnesty for Undocumented Workers

Retail Action Network / BC Employment Standards Coalition: Paid sick days for all!

Vancouver Tenants Union: Rent MoratoriumTogether We Stay

Warehouse Workers Centre: COVID-19 at Amazon: Give workers the health and safety protections they deserve!

OTHER

Provide Masks and Goggles for Screening Officers

NOTE: This list will be updated periodically. It may not be exhaustive. If you have a campaign you would like us to consider adding, please send it to us at president@vdlc.ca

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