ILWU Local 500 has cancelled the March 18, 2020 Membership Meeting to ensure the Health & Safety of our members during the COVID-19 pandemic.
EFFECTIVE 12:01 AM – MARCH 17, 20 In order to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Parties have agreed to implement the measures in the attached bulletin on a temporary basis for BCMEA Despatch. NOTE: The Despatch Hall … Continue reading
From ILWU Canada – March 11, 2020 At the time of this notice the current information we have is there are 69 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Canada, 27 in BC and one death in BC from North Vancouver. Preventative … Continue reading
ILWU Local 500 has purchased 2 tables to this event. There are still seats left! To reserve your seat contact Vanessa Nielsen at 604-710-5841. The VDLC Women’s Committee is pleased to announce details of our Annual International Women’s Day dinner. … Continue reading
UNCASHED PAY CHEQUES See attached notice from the BCMEA
From ILWU Canada ATTENTION RANK AND FILE Re: Novel Coronavirus We have been in regular contact with the different departments within our federal and provincial governments regarding the Coronavirus and its possible ways of transmission. The following is taken from … Continue reading
The ILWU Canada Convention will convene on April 27, 2020 and end May 1, 2020 at the Maritime Labour Centre Auditorium, 1880 Triumph Street. Resolutions for the Convention must be received at the ILWU Local 500 Office by Friday, February … Continue reading
M&G Rules for Advancement to Union Membership and for Board Moves For “A” Board Casuals to have their names forwarded for consideration of being sworn into Membership, “A” Board Casuals must have average “A” Board seniority years, or greater, IN … Continue reading
Lashers/Stackers Must Have Container Vessel Safety Training To Work at Centerm or Vanterm If you plan to take a lashing/stacker job at either Centerm or Vanterm at any time, you MUST have Container Vessel Safety Training. If you do not … Continue reading
The union is aware of that ADP has incorrectly deducted dues for Casuals. ADP has been advised. Refunds will be issued next pay period.