Click on the link above for more information.
Easter 2014 - Union Office Hours
The Union Office will be closed on Good Friday, April 18 & Easter Monday, April 21 and will re-open on Tuesday, April 22 at 0830 hours.
Check out the link above for the latest news and to view the list of ceremonies that will be taking place on Monday, April 28.
PPC Canada's Webinar - Wednesday April 30 at 12:00 pm PST
National Volunteer Week is a time to recognize, celebrate and thank Canada’s 13.3 million volunteers. For information in BC:
Mosquitoes, flies, ticks and bugs may be a threat to your health – and that of your family - at home and when travelling. This is the message of this year’s World Health Day, on 7 April. Check out the link above for more information.
A day in the life of Canada's shelters for women survivors of abuse.
This article is in the February 2014 issue of BC Shipping News ( We would like to acknowledge Peter Lahay, Canadian National Coordinator, ITF and BC Shipping News for allowing us to publish on our website.
Deadline for Applications - June 6, 2014 Click on the link above for access to the forms.
Check out this community site.
ITF representatives were part of an international delegation which travelled to Sweden to deliver a verdict on the reported anti-union behaviour of IKEA Canada on the on-going dispute at the Richmond store.
A Message from the Co-Chairs, November 2013
BCFMWU Convention 2015
To keep informed and up to date, sign up now for access to the Member's Only section of the website - email with your name and employee number, from a non-BC Ferries email address.
Check out Transport Canada's Ship Safety Bulletins in the Safety Zone - Occupational Health & Safety Links
BC Ferries wants to put in the longest cable ferry in the world, even though the vast majority of residents and other ferry users oppose it. There are many unresolved issues regarding public safety, technical concerns, job losses, and economic consequences.
President Abbott has written a letter to IKEA voicing our support for the locked out Teamsters Local 213 workers. "We are extremely disappointed the IKEA management has shown such a flagrant disregard for their employees, the Collective Bargaining process and their customers."
The Provincial Executive would like to encourage our members' to read this info regarding changes to the Medical Examination guide as it pertains to Seafarers Medical examinations.




Calendar of Events

PE Meeting

PE Meeting

Thursday, April 17, 2014 (All day)

Thursday, April 17, 2014 (All day)
PPC Canada's Employee Webinar

PPC Canada's Employee Webinar

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 12:00

"Planning for a Successful Retirement"

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 12:00
CLC Convention

CLC Convention

Monday, May 5, 2014 (All day) to Friday, May 9, 2014 (All day)

Viger Quest

Montreal, Quebec

Monday, May 5, 2014 (All day) to Friday, May 9, 2014 (All day)





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