Despatch Coordinator’s Duties

As per Article XI, Section 1. Interpretation: of the Local 500 Constitution President Keserich has interpreted the duties of the Union Despatch Coordinators, which is in Article V Officers & Committee Members, A. General Duties, Section 8. Despatchers. Currently it … Continue reading

No Renewing Travel Cards

IMPORTANT INFORMATION RE: TRAVEL CARDS As of October 23, 2012, Travel Cards will no longer be renewed until further notice. Local 500 M&G (Membership & Grievance Committee)

Dock Gantry Extensions

In order to help supply the industry needs in times of shortages, we have agreed to allow voluntary extensions. Dock Gantry Operators are allowed to plug in and take a job via telephone only if they are driving the crane … Continue reading

Respect of Union Officals

RESPECT OF UNION OFFICIALS Membership Motion #3075, dated December 4, 1972 states: That any Member or Casual who is abusive to any Union Official, either verbally or physically be charged before the M&G Committee. The Officers ILWU Local 500

Proper Work Attire

Working safely requires the wearing of attire that will not cause a safety hazard. Loose clothing and dangling chains can pose a serious threat in the workplace. Depending on the job, rings can pose a hazard. Wrist watches and bracelets … Continue reading