Who We Are

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.

Executive

Sean McKenny ODLC PRESIDENT (HSTU Local 261)
Marlene Rivier ODLC VICE PRESIDENT (OPSEU Local 479)
David Reynolds ODLC Treasurer (IATSE Local 471)
Dave Meinzinger ODLC RECORDING SECRETARY (USW Local 8327)
Cheryl Cavell ODLC CORRESPONDENCE SECRETARY (OSSTF District 25)
Krissy Craigie ODLC EXECUTIVE MEMBER AT LARGE (OCEOTA)
Renford Thomas ODLC EXECUTIVE MEMBER AT LARGE (ATU Local 279)
Christine Kelsey Christine Kelsey ODLC EXECUTIVE MEMBER AT LARGE (OPSEU Local 416)
Chrisy Tremblay ODLC EXECUTIVE MEMBER AT LARGE (OPSEU Local 454)
Paige Malcolm ODLC EXECUTIVE MEMBER AT LARGE (OPSEU 499)
Kimberly Hunter ODLC EXECUTIVE MEMBER AT LARGE (UFCW 175/633)
Mohamed Herzi ODLC EXECUTIVE MEMBER AT LARGE (USW Local 9597)

Committees

Political Action & Municipal Affairs Committee (Mohamed Herzi - Chair)
Human Rights Committee (Renford Thomas, Paige Malcolm - Co-Chairs)
Health and Safety & the Environment Committee (Christine Kelsey - Chair)
Women's Committee (Chrisy Tremblay, Krissy Craigie - Co-Chairs)
Education Committee

Affiliates

The following Union Locals/Lodges are affiliated with the Labour Council.

Interested in affiliating your Local/Lodge with the ODLC? Visit the Membership Section on our Resources page for more information.

Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists Ottawa
Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1760
Amalgamated Transit Union Local 279
Canadian Office & Professional Employees Union Local 225
Canadian Office & Professional Employees Union Local 491
Canadian Union of Postal Workers Ottawa Local 580
Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1000
Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1281
Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1979
Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 2898
Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 4000
Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 503
Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 5500
Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 870
Carleton University Academic Staff Association
Hospitality & Services Trade Union Local 261
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 471
International Aliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 634
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge 3111 CULR
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge 412
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 586
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 636
International Union of Operating Engineers Local 793
Musician's Association Local 180
Ontario Public Service Employees Staff Union
Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 404
Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 405
Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 409
Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 410
Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 411
Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 415
Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 416
Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 424
Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 446
Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 454
Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 464
Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 474
Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 475
Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 477
Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 479
Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 491
Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 498
Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 499
Ontario Public Service Employees Union Local 4101
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation District 25
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation District 35
Ottawa Carleton Elementary Occasional Teachers' Federation
Ottawa Newspaper Guild 30205
Public Service Alliance of Canada Local 70372
Service Employees International Union Local 1.ON
Society of United Professionals Local 160
United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing, Pipefitting and Sprinkler Fitting Industry Local 71
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Local 2041
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Local 93
United Food and Commercial Workers Local 175 Ottawa
United Food and Commercial Workers Local 232
United Steelworkers Local 1976
United Steelworkers Local 8327
United Steelworkers Local 9597