- 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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Current Disputes Please respect the unions’ picket lines in the following disputes, and do not patronize these businesses until the dispute is settled. Construction and Specialized Workers’ Union, Local 1611 – VS – Funeral Division of the Service Corporation International (Canada) Limited (SCIC) …
ILWU CANADA – 50th Anniversary Show & Shine Labour Day – September 7th, 2009 Registration 8:00am show & shine until dusk Location : Local 502 Hall 11828 Tannery Road Surrey, BC WITH 4 live bands, prizes, trophies, food ALL LOCALS WELCOME For more information …
In a scene all-too-familiar to people living under dictatorship, the police choose the early hours of the morning to break down the doors. But what happened this morning didn’t take place in North Korea or Burma. It was Irish police who chose to raid the …
The ILWU Canada would like to send our support to the family of Jodi Henrickson; a 17 year old girl who went missing from Bowen Island on July 20th. Bob Henrickson is a head checker at the Squamish Terminal. We urge you to spread this information as …