United with the Front Lines

The Ottawa and District Labour Council (ODLC) currently represents over 90 union locals comprised of approximately 55,000 union members. As the central labour body in the city of Ottawa the ODLC provides a valuable opportunity for delegates from affiliated locals to gather and exchange information and extend mutual support. It is the role of the council to represent the interests of workers in the community.

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News

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith gambling with workers’ futures

September 22, 2023
Canada’s unions are voicing strong concerns about Conservative Alberta Premier, Danielle Smith’s playing politics with…
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Statement from Bea Bruske: Canada’s unions reaffirm support for 2SLGBTQI+ community

September 20, 2023
I am alarmed by recent policy decisions from the governments of New Brunswick and Saskatchewan…
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International Equal Pay Day: Canada’s Unions Call for an Integrated, Long-term Care Workforce strategy

September 18, 2023
Whether it’s health care, child care, long-term care, or community and social services, care sectors…
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Canada’s unions: Negligent employers on notice with 3-year prison sentence

September 14, 2023
In a direct message to employers who fail to ensure the health and safety of…
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As Parliament returns, people feel the pain from high prices, a slowing economy

September 14, 2023
OTTAWA–Squeezed family budgets, a worsening economy and preparing Canada for the global transition to a…
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Hydro Workers rally outside city hall as strike enters its 12th week

September 14, 2023
About 150 striking Hydro Ottawa workers rallied outside City Hall Wednesday as their strike entered…
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