Because of the shortage of trades people, the rule on 2496 hours will not apply this year to trades. When we cannot supply trades our maintenance work gets contracted out. This is only for 2014.
If there are shortages of non-trades workers in December, the Officers have decided to allow workers with 2496 hours to be called by the Union Despatch Coordinators when no other qualified workers are available so other workers may be put … Continue reading
Membership & Grievance Committee /Local 500 Executive Motion “All new recruits in the current waiting pool only be eligible to accept despatch from the Local 500 Despatch Coordinator. In addition, they are only eligible to service to service their home … Continue reading
ILWU Local 500 is committed to ensuring that workplaces are equitable and fair. This means that we view human rights in the workplace as an essential element in our mandate to represent our Members. The duty to accommodate is an … Continue reading