ILWU Local 517 (C.L.C.)

PO Box 28164

RPO West Pender

Vancouver, BC CANADA

V6C 3T7

February 5, 2020

The Vancouver & District Labour Council has room in their spring sessions. Click Read More to open this post and then click the PDF image to see session details.

If you're interested in attending, please contact Taleen Tchakedjian.

November 27, 2019

The 25th Annual Labour Community Christmas Dinner needs your help.

Every year, the labour community comes together to celebrate the holidays by sharing with those in need. Following our turkey dinner, every family will head home with a hamper of food, vegetables, clothes and...

November 26, 2019

Shared on the Canadian Labour Congress website, Canada's unions are calling on the newly elected government to ratify global convention on violence and harrassment.

Read more.

November 26, 2019

Shared on the ILWU Canada website, the dispute at the Hotel Georgia has been settled.

November 26, 2019

The local's Annual General Meeting was held November 6.  Read on to see what happened.


From Cioffi's

Membership News

New members sworn-in include:

  • Aliana Slot, Indigenous Consultation Advisor (perm)

  • Darcy Paslawski, Environmental Specialist – Project & Proces...

November 15, 2019

The Vancouver & District Labour Council has room in the following classes for the Labour Education Fall session:

Charter Rights in the Workplace Saturday November 16 | 9:30 am to 4:00 pm.

BC Labour Code Monday November 18 | 9:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Canada Labour Code Part 2 Tuesday...

October 18, 2019

Shared on the UNITE HERE Local 40 website, hotel workers on strike at the Hyatt Regency, Westin Bayshore, and Pinnacle Harbourfront voted to ratify a new contract. See the press release.

Almost two hundred hotel workers remain on strike at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia.

October 11, 2019

Are you interested in Winter School 2020 course? 

If so, please review the course schedule (click on the photo) and advise Taleen Tchakedjian as soon as possible, as registration is OPEN and many courses are popular and fill up early.

Winter School is a labour training program...