Manual pick up of cheques is back at the Despatch Hall as of July 14, 2023. Thank you
Everyone…. YES, EVERYONE, is encouraged to attend an ILWU Workers’ SOLIDARITY RALLY Thursday, July 6, 2023, 10 AM Vancouver Despatch Hall 1430 Franklin Street Please carpool as parking is very limited. There is strength in numbers. There is commitment in … Continue reading
Effective immediately, you must follow your assigned picket duty as posted at the Union office. If you are not assigned on the posted schedule, it is your responsibility to enquire to be assigned your schedule at the Union office. Anyone … Continue reading
If you have not heard from your Picket Captain – come to the Union office to find your picketing assignment.
***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** STATEMENT FROM THE ILWU CANADA BARGAINING COMMITTEE Free Collective Bargaining between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada (ILWU) and the British Columbia Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA) has been ongoing since February of this year in an … Continue reading
We regret to inform that the Pensioners Picnic slated for July 20th has been cancelled due to fire restrictions implemented in all parks in the City of Vancouver. The City would not issue a permit unless the following restrictions were … Continue reading
Article 10 of the Collective Agreement states that when a stat holiday falls on a Saturday, the holiday wage rate applies. As Canada Day July 1 falls on Saturday this year, Saturday is your “big money” day. The office, however, … Continue reading
Our prime objective is to fill all jobs, but if you don’t make a job on Sunday, June 18, 2023, we encourage you to attend the annual memorial recognition of 1935’s “Battle of Ballantyne” at New Brighton Park. This “Battle” … Continue reading
On June 9 & 10, ILWU Membership voted 99.24% in favour of supporting strike action against the companies of the BCMEA if necessary.
ILWU Canada has given notice that all Longshore Locals of the ILWU will be casting their strike vote on June 9 & 10, 2023. ILWU Local 500 – Strike Vote Schedule