About WLC

The Winnipeg Labour Council (WLC) is this region's "House of Labour", or central labour body. Just as workers unite in a union to protect their rights, union locals unite in the Labour Council to further their aims and objectives. The WLC promotes the goals of the labour movement in Winnipeg at the municipal level.


Since it was founded in 1894, the Labour Council has served and represented workers in Winnipeg. A history of the first hundred years of the Winnipeg Labour Council is the subject of a booklet, which you can download here in PDF format (35 pages, 630 kb).  


The Labour Council's 73 affiliated union locals reflect the whole spectrum of organized labour in Canada. Public and private sector, clerical, service and industrial workers join together through the Labour Council to give a voice to their concerns.  Read More..

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Welcome to Winnipeg Labour Council


Next General Meeting

Next general meeting will be on June 16th at 6:00 and the meeting to start at begins at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium at 275 Broadway.



June 17th - Make It Happen - Winnipeg Wednesday - United Way 50th Anniversary Event

Wednesday June 17th is United Way - Make it Happen.  Visit www.WinnipegWednesday.ca to see how you can help Make It Happen.

(Download Poster for details)



June 24th - United Way 50th Anniversary Event

Wednesday June 24th - Gather the whole family and make your way down to Festival Stage at the Forks. Join us from 6:30pm to 9:30pm to enjoy some of Winnipeg’s hottest bands and acts and celebrate everything that makes Winnipeg such an amazing place to live, work and play!

(Please download poster for more details)



Public Plowing Works

CUPE 500 invites Winnipeg Resident's to visit www.wpgsnow.ca and tell your story.




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