Calendar

Apr
1
Sun
May Day Rally (International Workers’ Day) – Monday May 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – Maritime Labour Centre
Apr 1 @ 5:00 pm
Apr
16
Mon
ILWU Canada Convention (Vancouver, BC)
Apr 16 – Apr 20 all-day
Apr
28
Sat
National Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job
Apr 28 all-day

Each April 28th, ILWU Local 500 participates in the local ceremony recognizing the National Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job.  Labour organizations join with the WCB to bring awareness to the risks many workers face on a daily basis.  As longshore workers we are constantly striving to promote a safer work environment for ourselves and for all other workers.

Jun
4
Mon
ILWU International Convention (Portland, OR)
Jun 4 – Jun 8 all-day
Oct
22
Mon
Nominations for Annual Local 500 Elections Open
Oct 22 @ 8:00 am – Nov 9 @ 5:00 pm

Please read the attached bulletin to view what positions are open for this year’s Local 500 elections:

Local 500 2018 Nomination & Balloting Notice (BULLETIN WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE UNTIL OCT 2018)

Elections will be held on Thursday and Friday, November 29 and 30, 2018.  The bulletin details the travelling ballot box schedule.

Advance Poll will be on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 (you must meet specific criteria to be eligible to vote in the advance poll)

 

 

Nov
20
Tue
Advance Poll – Annual Local 500 Elections
Nov 20 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

ADVANCE POLL:  8 am to 5 pm on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 only, at ILWU, Local 500 Union Office.

To be eligible to vote in the Advance Poll a Member must meet one of the following criteria which must occur during the week of the Elections:

  1. Book at least four (4) days of Vacation Time that includes the week of the Elections.
  2. Be scheduled for treatment in a Health Care Facility on Election Days.
  3. Be out of town conducting Union Business.

To read the entire Nomination & Balloting Notice, click here (BULLETIN NOT AVAILABLE UNTIL OCTOBER 2018)

Nov
29
Thu
Election Day – Annual Local 500 Elections
Nov 29 @ 6:00 am – 6:00 pm

Local 500 will be holding its Annual Elections on:

Thursday, November 30, 2017
and
Friday, December 1, 2017
from 6 am to 6 pm each day

Please click on the bulletin below for details about the positions, the advance poll, the travelling ballot box, etc.

Local 500 2017 Nomination & Balloting Notice

Nov
30
Fri
Election Day – Annual Local 500 Elections
Nov 30 @ 6:00 am – 6:00 pm

Local 500 will be holding its Annual Elections on:

Thursday, November 30, 2017
and
Friday, December 1, 2017
from 6 am to 6 pm each day

Please click on the bulletin below for details about the positions, the advance poll, the travelling ballot box, etc.

Local 500 2017 Nomination & Balloting Notice

 

Apr
1
Mon
May Day Rally (International Workers’ Day) – Monday May 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – Maritime Labour Centre
Apr 1 @ 5:00 pm
Apr
28
Sun
National Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job
Apr 28 all-day

Each April 28th, ILWU Local 500 participates in the local ceremony recognizing the National Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job.  Labour organizations join with the WCB to bring awareness to the risks many workers face on a daily basis.  As longshore workers we are constantly striving to promote a safer work environment for ourselves and for all other workers.