Nomination & Balloting Notice for Upcoming Local 500 Elections – OPENS OCTOBER 19 BY PHONE

Local 500 Nominations for the positions of:

1 Vice President
1 Secretary Treasurer
2 Business Agents
1 Despatch Coordinator
2 Trustees
10 Executive Members
30 ILWU Canada Convention/Caucus Delegates
4 ILWU Canada Executive/Longshore Executive
3 International Convention Delegates; AND
1 Election Officer for 2021

You can run for an Officer’s position (VP, Sect-Treas, BA, Despatch Coordinator) or the Executive, but not both.
If you run as Trustee, you may not run for an Officers’ position or the Executive.
Everyone, whether you run for an Officers’ position or the Executive, may run for Convention/Caucus, ILWU Canada Exec, and/or the Int’l Convention.


Monday, October 19, 2020 at 8:00 AM through to Friday, November 6, 2020 at 5:00 PM.

Details regarding the advance poll, voting dates, travelling ballot box, etc., can be viewed in the attached bulletin.

DUE TO COVID-19 PROTOCOLS, ALL NOMINATIONS WILL BE TAKEN OVER THE PHONE BY ILWU LOCAL 500 OFFICE STAFF.  This is the only way to put your name forward for any open position.  Make sure to tell the staff how you would like your name to appear on the ballot.