Check Your Machinery

Attention: All Machinery Operators All machinery should be checked before operation and monitored during operation. Any problem (example: some lever or gauge doesn’t operate properly, there is some unusual noise) may be the sign of a much larger problem. Please … Continue reading

Trashing Service Areas

The Union has received reports of washrooms being vandalized. Under the Labour Code washrooms and lunchrooms are referred to as personal service areas. They are provided for under Part II – Occupational Safety and Health Section 125(1)(i) of the Code. … Continue reading

The Duty to Accommodate

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

Despatch Hall Rules Bulletin

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

Working in New Westminster

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