- 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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Dear friends, Our Fight for $15 campaign has been working hard to spread the word about the urgent need to end poverty wages for 500,000 workers in BC. Tomorrow morning, we are launching our new minimum wage campaign video. The video will be placed on …
NEWS RELEASE **For immediate release** October 6, 20106 BCFED calls for good jobs, good wages action plan Vancouver- The BC Federation Labour criticized the Clark government for poor economic management, declining wages, and the loss of good-paying, full-time jobs that support families and communities, in …
Dear colleagues, we need your support for South Korean transport unions.Last week I visited South Korea and personally witnessed the courage and determination of Korean transport and public sector workers fighting for justice. Now, an action day has been designated for 12 October 2016 and …
The deadline for Vocational/Career/Technical Scholarships is fast approaching, September 30, 2016. Below is a link to the the application. http://ilwu.ca/resource-centre/scholarships/
http://canadianlabour.ca/voting/ As you will remember from our last meeting, the Congress has been actively working to change Canada’s electoral system to make it more representative and fair. Members have attended dozens of town halls and consultations with MPs throughout the summer. In the coming weeks …