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  • Retirement Security

    A Town Hall Meeting on Canada’s Pension Crisis Date: Thursday November 5, 2009 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Did you know 8 million Canadian workers have no pension or RRSP savings? The BC Federation of Labour and the Canadian Labour Congress have organized a …

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  • Waterfront News Update

    The 50th Anniversary Edition of the ILWU Canada Waterfront News will be mailed out tomorrow. A digital copy will be available shortly on this blog.

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  • 8 years at 8 dollars an hour!

    “(Premier) Gordon Campbell said his government didn’t need to raise the minimum wage when the economy was creating jobs. Now that we have lost tens of thousands of jobs, he says we can’t afford to raise it,”  -Jim Sinclair (BC Federation of Labour)   Last …

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  • Vancouver Sun – Article by President Tom Dufresne

    Workers on Vancouver’s docks will put equality on the agenda Vancouver Sun By: Tom Dufresne Date: Oct 21, 2009 Today, there are 344 women who work on the waterfront in longshoring jobs on the Pacific coast, or almost eight per cent of the total workforce. …

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  • For immediate release 7 October 2009   Make the waterfront a better workplace for families   Vancouver – Workplaces at Pacific Coast ports must change to offer workers a better balance between domestic and workplace demands, according to the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada. …

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