- ABOUT The International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada has been successfully representing working people in British Columbia since 1948. ILWU Canada is the exclusive bargaining agent for over 3,000 men and women throughout the province. The ILWU Canada is a union made up of the 12 autonomous Locals of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, and three affiliates: the Retail Wholesale Union (British Columbia), the Retail Wholesale Department Store Union (Saskatchewan), and the Grain Services Union (Saskatchewan). We are a rank-and-file union. We encourage membership participation in the affairs of the Union, and we represent our members in numerous forums of interest on the Federal, Provincial and Municipal scenes. The ILWU Canada Longshore Division is involved in the loading, unloading and checking of cargo to and from vessels, and the storage of these goods on the docks and in warehouses. We handle cargo such as: Forest Products: lumber, pulp, craft, woodchips, logs. Bulk Ores: coal, sulphur, zinc, lead, copper, phosrock, potash, pellets. Liquid Bulk: methanol, glycol, styrene, seed oil. Grains. Containers. Break Bulk: steel, ingots and general cargo. ILWU Canada has over a half century of experience, skill, and success in making things better for working people like you.
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Here is a quick look at how things work:
- The Home page is where you are right now and it will tell you where you can find things on the blog; you will also find the links to latest polls posted here
- The About page has information on the ILWU Canada, as well as its Locals and Affiliates
- The News page is where you will find the most recent posts on what is happening with the ILWU, associated news stories, YouTube updates, and any need to know information
- The Events tab is where you will find a month by month update on special events starting from the most recent month, descending into past months
- The Pictures & Videos tab is where you will find pictures from events, protests or other happenings as well as videos that are also posted on our YouTube account. (The ILWU Canada now has a YouTube account where we will be posting our latest videos for you to view. Find them in the Videos tab of the blog, or at:www.youtube.com/TheILWUCanada)
- The Resource Centre is where you will find information on Scholarships, Pension and Benefits, Workplace Health and Safety, getting Organized with the ILWU, some History on the Union, new Polls and updates or bulletins Hot Off the Press!
- The Contact Us tab is where you will find contact information for the ILWU Canada office and its Officers