New Mark's union discount cards are in

We are so pleased that Mark’s Work Wearhouse is again offering 10% union member discount cards to Local 517. If you shop at Mark’s, please take and sign a card, and remember to use it for any future purchases. We need to collectively spend $1,000 each year to remain eligible for the program. Cards are available for pick-up at the notice board in the 16K kitchen.

Donate / Volunteer - 23rd Annual Labour Community Christmas Dinner

For the last 23 years, unions have been working together with their community allies to provide a holiday event for thousands of men, women and children in Metro Vancouver. Last year, this joyous event with wonderful food, music and laughter served almost 3,300 guests in the spirit of giving. Volunteers (including Santa!) perform all aspects of the preparation, service, entertainment, clean-up, security, and music for the event, held in two locations from 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve. The event includes a hot turkey dinner and an opportunity for children from struggling families to receive a toy from Santa. Items such as warm clothing and personal hygiene items are collected and purchase

Union meeting: January 10, 2018

Local 517's next monthly union meeting will be held: On Wednesday, January 10, 2018 At the Maritime Labour Centre (1880 Triumph Street, Vancouver) Dinner will be served at 5:00 PM, with the meeting being called to order at 5:15 PM Per our By-Laws, the business of the Local shall be managed by the Executive subject to the approval of the active membership, governed by Robert's Rules of Order. Top 5 reasons to attend: You'll be better informed! Keep on top of the current happenings in your local union and your workplace. Get engaged. You have the opportunity to ask questions and join in the dialogue regarding current events and ongoing business. Have fun socializing and getting to know fellow

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ILWU Local 517 (C.L.C.)

PO Box 28164

RPO West Pender

Vancouver, BC CANADA

V6C 3T7