The LDLC, chartered by the Canadian Labour of Congress and affiliated to the Alberta Federation of Labour, represents over 5000 unionized members throughout Southern Alberta.
The LDLC’s purpose is to improve the communities in which the members live, work and play, by advancing the economic and social welfare of all workers.
What we do
The collective voice for workers in Lethbridge; using collective action to improve our community.
Our goals are to:
Promote political action and participation in municipal, provincial and federal election campaigns
Engage in ongoing political activism—addressing local issues, working with community groups, lobbying and advocacy of municipal councils, school boards, members of provincial legislatures and members of Parliament
Enhance the identity of the labour movement by organizing events for designated days, e.g. International Women’s Day, Day of Mourning, May Day, National Ingenious People’s Day, Labour Day, The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women; and other dates that are significant to the labour movement
Advance the economic and social welfare of all workers
Advocate to secure legislation which will safeguard and promote the principle of free collective bargaining, the rights of workers, and the security and welfare of all people.
Raise workplace safety awareness and recognition of workers injured or who have lost their lives at the workplace.
Safeguard the democratic character of the labour movement