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BC Federation of Retired Union Members (BCFORUM) need your support!! (Click on the link above)
Please take a moment to read Bulletin #85 - Delegate Selection Process for Bargaining Conference and Convention 2015 to ensure the proper process is followed when nominating and electing delegates to Convention.
View these educational videos - Things to Think About Before Retiring, Overall Retirement Strategy and Purchase of Service. The Real Deal videos will help answer your questions from real PSPP members.
Details can be found by clicking on the link above.
Convention is a chance for members to have their voices heard in the democratic process of the Union. The 2015 BCFMWU Convention is a Bargaining Conference and Constitutional Convention it will be held on March 1-5 in Vancouver. Click to visit the Convention 2015 page.
May 2014 Volume 1, Issue 2 is now available.
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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
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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

Local 18 Meeting

Local 18 Meeting

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 (All day)

Meeting is being held at: Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans, 9831 - 4th Street, Sidney

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 (All day)
Basic Shop Steward's Course

Basic Shop Steward's Course

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 (All day) to Thursday, October 30, 2014 (All day)

1511 Stewart Avenue - Nanaimo BC

250-716-3454 or Toll Free - 1-800-663-7009


2 Day Course

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 (All day) to Thursday, October 30, 2014 (All day)
Daylight Savings Time Ends at 2 a.m. PST

Daylight Savings Time Ends at 2 a.m. PST

Sunday, November 2, 2014 (All day)

Sunday, November 2, 2014 (All day)




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