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
That all Business Agents and Relief Business Agents be instructed that the Union Policy be that there will be no plugging in after the wickets are closed. Date Passed: April 18, 1990 Source: Membership That only Local 500 Officers and … Continue reading
Please be advised that when you work a Day Shift in New Westminster you MUST go second time around for the Graveyard Shift. Anyone caught gimmicking these rules will be brought in front of the Membership and Grievance Committee. Rob … Continue reading
To receive granted time while off on Worksafe BC Wage Loss you must submit your first and last wage loss pay stubs to Employee Services on the 4th floor at 349 Railway Street, Vancouver. Peter Haines, Secretary Treasurer.
Sisters and Brothers, Some Members have been approaching the BCMEA Despatchers to be despatched before the wickets are closed. This is contrary to the terms of the Collective Agreement. One of the BCMEA’s demands when we went into negotiations was … Continue reading
There have been reports of dusty conditions at Vanterm. The dust comes from a variety of sources, including rail trucks, yard and adjacent sit es. The dust HAS NOT been found by HRSDC as exceeding regulatory levels. The dust will … Continue reading
Persons discovered: damaging personal or company property OR defacing or putting graffiti on walls or machinery WILL BE CHARGED and brought before the M&G. This includes all areas at the Despatch Hall. These are serious charges. Penalties can include deregistration. … Continue reading
Article 10 – Recognized Holidays, Section 10.01(7) reads: “Days (up to 5 per week) for which an employee receives Workers’ Compensation or Weekly Indemnity payments, will count toward the calculation for eligibility for Recognized Holiday Pay providing the employee has … Continue reading
Persons discovered: damaging defacing or putting graffiti on walls or machinery will be charged and brought before the M&G. These are serious charges. Penalties can include deregistration. ILWU Local 500 Business Agents
Hard hats are mandatory when lashing on container vessels. Please wear them for your safety. If you do not have a hard hat they are available at the Despatch Hall Paulo Branco, Business Agent.