- 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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International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 400 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday June 4, 2014 Union for tugboat crews urges Seaspan to resume bargaining without threat to “unilaterally impose” 46 changes to expired collective …
Robots could cost Australian economy 5 million jobs, experts warn, as companies look to cut costs 7.30 By Greg Hoy Updated A rapid acceleration in automation technology, including cheaper and more advanced robotics, could see more than 5 million Australians lose their jobs, an expert in machine …
ILWU Local 502 Golf Tournament July 17, 2014 1:00 pm Shotgun Start First 128 Entries Only Tournament held at Meadow Gardens Golf Club 19675 Meadow Garden Way, Pitt Meadows. Phone 604-465-5474 or 1-800-667-6758 Entry fee is $150.00 (CAN) Per Player (2 carts per group, golf, …