- 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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Four Years Later – Mill Fire Victims Still Wait for Justice By John Horgan Jan. 20, 2016 Four years ago Wednesday, B.C. suffered from one of its worst workplace catastrophes when the Babine Mill in Burns Lake exploded. And four years after the fire …
AltaGas Proposes Propane Export Facility at Ridley Terminals – The Northern View by Kevin Campbell – The Northern View posted Jan 20, 2016 at 2:00 PM— updated Jan 20, 2016 at 4:29 PM The West Coast of Canada’s first-ever propane export facility could be located at …
We would like to wish transport workers all over the world a very happy New Year. We hope you have had a peaceful festive season and the break has been a chance for members, staff and officers to regroup, to renew commitments and to gather …
The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and ETF (European Transport Workers’ Federation) are supporting their affiliated Dutch dockers’ union FNV Havens as industrial action begins this afternoon (Thursday 7 January) at the Port of Rotterdam. Union members have just walked out of work and onto …