ILWU Local 517 (C.L.C.)

PO Box 28164

RPO West Pender

Vancouver, BC CANADA

V6C 3T7

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.

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November 26, 2019

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

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 10, 2019

Shared on the ILWU Canada website, the BC Federation of Labour is calling for a boycott on four Vancouver hotels. Read the news release here

Meanwhile, in the post about the boycott on the BCGEU website, the BCGEU has announced a $3-million interest-free loan to support str...

September 28, 2017

A new exhibit featuring photographs and artifacts relating to Vancouver's labour history launches TODAY at the Museum of Vancouver. 

Visually stunning, City on Edge: A Century of Vancouver Activism is a photo-based exhibition exploring how protest demonstrations have shaped...

September 23, 2017

On Wednesday, September 27 delegates to the ILWU Canada Young Workers Conference will be leading a Fight for $15 rally to support raising the minimum wage in BC to $15.

April 1, 2017

Across Canada, April 28th has been designated the Day of Mourning.

Every year workers, families, employers and communities come together at ceremonies held around the province to remember those who have lost their lives to work-related incidents or occupational disease, and r...

March 29, 2017

The BC Federation of Labour Young Workers’ Committee will be holding Annual Grant’s Law Sit-Ins in Victoria and Vancouver. The event is held to call for improved health and safety protections for late night workers.

Following the tragic death of Grant De Patie in 2005 in a ga...

February 28, 2017

Former BC NDP premier Glen Clark and the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 38 are sponsoring a new scholarship for students who are enrolled or considering enrollment in the Simon Fraser University (SFU) Labour Studies Program.

The ongoing sch...