- 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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An Injury To One Is An Injury To All!
by Chris Mizzoni - Jan 22, 2015 On October 3rd, 1975, at 9:55am, a foreman in the Burrard Terminal Elevator, North Vancouver, British Columbia, telephoned the North Vancouver Fire Department to report a possible fire in the workhouse. Shortly afterwards, two explosions shook the building. The resulting fire …
October 4, 2015, Vancouver City Hall 5:00 pm – 6:30pm
Last weekend the New Westminster and District Labour Council held a number of labour canvasses for NDP candidates Carol Baird Ellan – Burnaby North – Seymour and Bob D’Eith in Pitt Meadows – Maple Ridge. The canvasses were a great help to the campaigns. This …
DIGITAL ACTION Under Harper, the Conservative Government sold our federal buildings to Larco Investments. Now the CRA pays rent to Larco Investments – whose owners use offshore tax havens. Please watch and help us share our new video! View Video on Unite Here Local 40′s …
Hi everyone, Today we launch the second phase of our BetterChoice election campaign, starting with the release of the first of five new online videos and an updated microsite at betterchoice.ca. This phase of the campaign is being promoted using both unpaid and paid social …