- 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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Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2014’
The B.C. Federation of Labour proudly celebrates National Aboriginal Day on June 21, 2014, and acknowledges the tremendous contributions Aboriginal peoples of Canada make every day to advance a place of reconciliation within our unions, our workplaces, our communities and our country. Aboriginal Day is …
On June 24, 2014, Port Metro Vancouver will be meeting with residents of East Vancouver to provide an update and engage in dialogue about port-related activities in the community. Libby Davies, Minister of Parliament for Vancouver East, is hosting this event. In 2009, Port Metro …
Union for tugboat crews at Seaspan negotiates agreement to enter mediation-arbitration process after summer along with Canadian Merchant Service Guild union; Seaspan agrees to return two contracted-out tugboats to fleet, restore two call-out tugboats Union thanks federal Labour Minister, CLC, BC Federation of Labour VANCOUVER …