- 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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Please be advised that the regular monthly meeting of the Vancouver ILWU Canada Pensioners Organization will be held on: April 2nd, 10:30 AM at the Maritime Labour Center Be further advised that the only entrance to the auditorium is from Triumph Street. There is no …
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED!!! ILWU Canada 2015 Young Workers Conference – Sept. 23 – 25, 2015 Registration is now closed. We had an abundance of applications to process and will be sending out letters to everyone who applied very shortly. Thank you and we look …
Container Terminal Expansion Will Increase Port’s Capacity and Economic Impact TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2015 | PRINCE RUPERT, BRITISH COLUMBIA — Maher Terminals Holding Corp., the operator of the Port of Prince Rupert’s Fairview Container Terminal, today announced its decision to proceed with expansion of the …