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...

March 21, 2017

Details for ILWU Canada's 2017 Young Workers Conference have been announced. 

Occurring every other other year, the ILWU Canada Young Workers Conference is a learning and development opportunity aimed at the younger members of our union.  The Conference is held over thre...

March 20, 2017

Are you new to the VFPA and interested to learn more about Local 517 and what it means to be in a bargaining unit?

Bring your lunch and join Mandy Chan and Sarah Pilgrim at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 23rd for a Union 101 Lunch & Learn in the Boardroom.

March 20, 2017

Local 517 members are encouraged to attend our membership meetings, held at 5:15 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at the Maritime Labour Centre (see map below for directions).

If you haven't already done so, please respond to the calendar invitation by Shane Pittman...

March 8, 2017

For International Women's Day 2017, people around the world are being asked to #BeBoldForChange. Call on the masses (and call on yourself!) to help forge a better working world: a more inclusive and gender equal world.

International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day...

March 2, 2017

Learn what it takes to make informed accommodation decisions based on the latest developments in the law.

Attend this state-of-the-law conference - for union representatives, employer representatives and lawyers - and stay on top of the latest legal breakthroughs in the duty...

March 2, 2017

It's time for a Spring Social, and you're invited!

Join us at your leisure at the TC Lions Pub to celebrate the changing of the seasons.

Appetizers will be served throughout the evening and prizes will be drawn around 5:15 p.m.

Date, time and place:

  • Thursday, April 6th 2017

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