NEW! - Globally Harmonized WHMIS Course

We are holding the new Globally Harmonized WHMIS Course  on
Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 9 am to 12 noon at the NRLC office in Thorold.

Cost is $40.00 per participant.
For more information and the registration form, click here.

Sep 4th 2017 - LABOUR DAY PARADE

NRLC and union locals marched in the September 4 2017 Labour Day Parade.

Summer 2017 Health & Safety/WSIB Educational July 23-28

It's time to register for our health and safety summer school! The annual event is sponsored by the NRLC,  Workers Health and Safety Centre, Ontario Federation of Labour-Occupational  Disability Response Team [ODRT], 
OSSTF D. 35 Brock University Support Staff  
 JULY 23 - 28 at Brock University 
  in St. Catharines
Courses offered this summer are 
  • ODRT WSIB levels 1 and 2
  • ODRT level 3
  • WHSC level 1
  • WHSC level 2

For details and a registration form go here


Niagara Regional Labour Council will hold ceremonies at fallen workers memorial sites throughout the region on FRIDAY APRIL 28, 2017.

St. Catharines, 8:00 a.m.
Monument dedicated to four fallen workers – under the St. Catharines Skyway. Located on the Welland Canal Parkway, west side of the canal under the bridge. 

Niagara-on-the-Lake, 9:00 a.m.
Monument located at the Centennial Arena, 1557 Four Mile Creek Road in Virgil 

Niagara Falls, 10:00 a.m.
Monument located at Niagara Falls City Hall, 4310 Queen Street 

Fort Erie, 11:00 a.m.
Monument located at Fort Erie City Hall, 1 Municipal Centre Drive along Hwy #3 

Port Colborne, 12:30 p.m.
Monument located in HH Knoll Park on Sugarloaf Street beside the hospital 

Welland, 1:30 p.m.
Monument located beside the canal in Merritt Park, 151 King Street 

Port Robinson, 2:30 p.m.
In memory of Robyn Lafleur. Esquire Canada explosion site (1999), 125 South Street North 

St. Catharines, 3:30 p.m.
Monument located at St. Catharines City Hall, 50 Church Street 

Niagara Region, 5:00 p.m.
Monument located at the Region of Niagara Headquarters, 1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way

For more information, contact: Guylaine Tremblay at 

IWD Benefit Concert

This Sunday March 5th 
WOMEN IN MUSIC celebrate
International Day of Women for the 25th year.

4  to 7 pm

St. John's Activity Centre, 91 Lakeshore Rd., St. Catharines

Catering by Chef Greg Wills

Tickets available at Ryson's Music and the Peanut Mill.

Disability Prevention Strategies Workshops

Prevention Link is an innovative disability prevention program, administered by the Ontario Federation of Labour,  that focuses on the link between the primary and secondary prevention of occupational injury, illness and disease in workplaces throughout Ontario.

Click the links below to take you directly to the on-line registration page for each specific event.

Who should attend:
  • Health and Safety Reps
  • Compensation Reps
  • Stewards
  • Union Executives
  • Injured Workers
  • Activists
Barrie - February 15, 2017
London - February 22, 2017
Mississauga - February 28, 2017
Oshawa - March 6, 2017
Thunder Bay - March 23, 2017
Hamilton - March 28, 2017

Get your tickets - last call!

Niagara Regional Labour Council
Seventh Annual Activist Awards Dinner
Thursday February 9, 2017
Club Capri
36 Cleveland Street, Thorold

Meet and Greet:                     6:00 pm
Dinner:                                   6:30 pm
Keynote speaker                    7:30 pm
Presentation of Awards          7:45 pm

Tickets:  $ 35.00 each
This is an event to express thanks for the hard work Union Health & Safety, Political and Social Justice Committee members and community activists do.

The following awards will be presented at the dinner:
*The Workers’ Health and Safety Award
*The Occupational Disease Response Team Award
*The Eric Blair Social Activist Award
* The Peter Kormos Political Activist Award

The event is sponsored by the Workers Health and Safety Centre & the Niagara Regional Labour Council.