Various events are scheduled around the Province - click on the link above for details.
Walk or ride with the BCFMWU float "Solidarity". Parade starts at 12 noon. Click on the link for the Parade route.
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.
This article is in the February 2014 issue of BC Shipping News (www.bcshippingnews.com). We would like to acknowledge Peter Lahay, Canadian National Coordinator, ITF and BC Shipping News for allowing us to publish on our website.
Scholarship award recipients will be announced in due course.
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 website@bcfmwu.com 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

36th Annual Vancouver Pride Parade

36th Annual Vancouver Pride Parade

Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 12:00 to 15:00

http://vancouverpride.ca/events/pride-parade/

 

Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 12:00 to 15:00
BC Day - Union Office Closed.

BC Day - Union Office Closed.

Monday, August 4, 2014 (All day)

http://celebratebcday.com/

 

Monday, August 4, 2014 (All day)
International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

Saturday, August 9, 2014 (All day)

http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/un/international-day-indigenous-people

 

Saturday, August 9, 2014 (All day)

 

 

 

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