- 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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To the Harper Government: “Release the Text of the CETA Agreement” Canadian Maritime and Supply Chain Coalition Urges for Full Disclosure of CETA Montreal, Quebec, Canada- September 10, 2014– The Canadian Maritime and Supply Chain Coalition today learned that European Member States have until September …
Dear Sisters and Brothers, On this Labour Day we would like to ask you for a financial contribution to our women’s anti violence centre. We receive no funding from corporate interests and we depend upon support in the community to ensure that our necessary work …
A Coquitlam woman will be among a group of longshore workers who will be showing off their skills at the first BC Waterfront Games next month. The games, which take place at Mitchell Island in Richmond on Sept. 13, will feature a variety of events …