Who We Are

Founded in 1906 as the EDLC, the present EDLC is chartered by the Canadian Labour of Congress and affiliated to the Alberta Federation of Labour.  The EDLC is comprised of many Edmonton and area unions. Our members work in various levels of government  federal, provincial and municipal, school boards, hospitals, nursing homes, offices hotel, retail stores and the steel, auto, chemical, energy, paper, communications, print, airline, postal, meatpacking, garment, food and other industries.

Our Goals Are To:

  • Secure legislation which will safeguard and promote the principles of free collective bargaining, the rights of workers, and the security and welfare of all people.
  • Extend the benefits of collective bargaining to all workers and promote the interests of our affiliates.
  • Protect and strengthen our democratic institutions. To secure full recognition and enjoyment of the rights and liberties to which we are justly entitled, and to preserve and perpetuate the cherished traditions of our democracy.
  • Promote the cause of peace and freedom in the world and to assist and co-operate with free and democratic labour movements throughout the world.
  • Safeguard the democratic character of the labour movement and to respect the autonomy of each affiliated union.

Executive Council & Board

Greg Mady (He/Him) President
Lenard Legault Vice President
Jay Bennett Secretary Treasurer
Lynn Davis Recording Secretary
Kelly Davis Sergeant at Arms

Trustees

Bob Belliveau Trustee
Linda Brockmann Trustee
Karim Somji Trustee

Board Members

Gary Savard Executive Board Member
Denise Meyer Executive Board Member
Karen Parks Executive Board Member
Neil Ketler Executive Board Member
Shelly Lavallee Executive Board Member
Ariesh Ashika Nath Executive Board Member
Natasha Fryzuk Executive Board Member
Sandi Johnson Executive Board Member
Charmaine St. Germain Executive Board Member
Kathleen Mpulubusi Executive Board Member

Affiliates

The EDLC is comprised of many Edmonton and area unions. Our members work in various levels of government  federal, provincial and municipal, school boards, hospitals, nursing homes, offices hotel, retail stores and the steel, auto, chemical, energy, paper, communications, print, airline, postal, meatpacking, garment, food and other industries.

To see a full list of EDLC affiliates, click here.