- 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 Comrades, Subject: Hutchison Ports Australia – War on Wharfies Sheer class brutality Hutchison Ports Australia (HPA) has unleashed an attack on its workforce only rivaled in its deviousness and sheer class brutality to the 1998 lockout on the Australian waterfront. This email serves as …
Dockers in the Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT) are facing a future of uncertainty after the Indonesia Port Company (IPC) made a deal with global network terminal operator Hutchison Port Holdings to let them operate the port for the next 20 years. There are several …
In 2013 Hutchison Ports Australia (HPA) started operations in Brisbane and Sydney after a new competition policy introduced a third stevedoring operator in major Australian ports. Both ports were set up with automated stacking cranes (ASCs) and manned shuttles. A collective agreement was certified. Now …
22nd Annual Fundraising Dinner for Queen Alexandra Elementary School Tuesday, September 29 Doors – 5:30 pm Fraserview Hall 8240 Fraser St. (south of Marine Drive) Tickets $50 / $35 low waged – Tables of 8 ($400) Keynote Speaker: Bill Fletcher Jr. New Paths Toward …