AGM: November 1, 2017

Local 517's Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held: On Wednesday, November 1st 2017 at 5:15 PM At the Maritime Labour Centre (1880 Triumph Street, Vancouver) In addition to covering the regular agenda items listed below, it is at the AGM where any newly elected officers will be sworn in to their respective positions, and Standing Committees will be struck for the coming year. Please refer to the documents below for more information. If you are willing to accept a nomination but unable to attend the AGM, please complete the proxy form below, and return to Wendy Clayford, 2nd Vice-President by October 31, 2017. Per our By-Laws, the business of the Local shall be managed by the Executive su

Closed: Nomination Period

As reported by the Nominations & Elections Committee, the nomination period for the Executive Board positions of 1st Vice-President, Financial Secretary, Membership Trustee and Odd-Year Trustee closed at 4:00 PM on Friday, September 29th 2017. All prospective nominees are subject to the conditions as defined in the ILWU Local 517 By-Laws, Article II – Nominations and Elections. The Nominations & Elections received completed nominations as follows: 1st Vice-President: Darcy Lesueur Financial Secretary: Celia George Membership Trustee: Sarah Pilgrim Odd-Year Trustee: Troy Gebhart If desired, any candidates running for one of the positions noted above may address the membership at the next memb

Upcoming VDLC Course Offerings

The Vancouver & District Labour Council has 2 more courses scheduled before the end of the year. Grievances: Initiation to Arbitration is an in-depth course that will see participants tracking a grievance from initiation to arbitration with a focus on how all steps rely on the foundations of a good initial investigation, understanding of the collective agreement, and development of a sound theory and clear remedy. In other words, what is the grievance issue and what is the solution? Participants will learn about technical issues, privilege, a steward's or officer's duty of fair representation, precedent, determinants in advancing or withdrawing a grievance at various stages, when to seek ou

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ILWU Local 517 (C.L.C.)

PO Box 28164

RPO West Pender

Vancouver, BC CANADA

V6C 3T7