- 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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The B.C. Federation of Labour and the BC Labour Heritage Centre invite you to a special preview of 30 vignettes depicting the history of working people in BC. The series will begin airing on March 20, 2014 on the Knowledge Network. The vignettes are a significant tribute …
International Women’s Day, March 8th, provides an important opportunity to focus on women’s equality and achievements at work and in the community. Choosing where to work is one of the most important decisions a woman can make. Women are more likely to be high performing if …
Protect Quality Care & Decent Jobs at New Horizons! Park Place Seniors Living Corp. bought New Horizons six months ago. Now, they’re contracting out the entire staff team, who provide critical care to the vulnerable seniors who live there. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! When private operators …
The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) is sad to announce that the father of Victor Crespo – the Honduran trade union leader threatened with death for his work in Puerto Cortés – has died following an attack on him and other family members by an armed …