- 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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Because solidarity is everything, we couldn’t hold an anniversary party and not invite everyone. Yes, everyone. ILWU Local 500 is celebrating 50 years of amalgamation this month, and members have invited the labour community and the public to a week-long educational and historic celebration …
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ILWU Canada Has returned back to our old office space at the Maritime Labour Centre. Our phone and fax numbers are the same and our address is as follows: ILWU Canada #180 – 111 Victoria Drive Vancouver, BC V5L 4C4 Please send all correspondence …
This September ILWU Local 500 will be celebrating 50 years of amalgamation. See Poster below. Click here for a PDF of the poster.