Union rescinds 72-hour B.C. port strike notice that had been set for Saturday

Jul 19, 2023 | 7:04pm

The union representing longshore workers in British Columbia says it has rescinded 72-hour strike notice that had sparked concerns the province’s ports could be shut down again by Saturday. In a brief note to its member locals, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada says that effective immediately the strike notice dated for July 22 […]

Labour minister asks mediator for terms to end B.C. port strike

Jul 12, 2023 | 5:08am

Labour Minister Seamus O’Regan has given a federal mediator 24 hours to send him recommended terms to end the British Columbia port strike that has snarled cargo in about 30 ports and spurred fears of supply chain chaos across Canada. O’Regan said in a statement issued late Tuesday that the gap between the positions of […]

Union says B.C. port employers want government to do ‘dirty work’ to end strike

Jul 6, 2023 | 5:37pm

The president of the union representing striking British Columbia port workers said employers are waiting for the federal government to do their “dirty work” instead of negotiating an end to the workers’ six-day strike. Officials with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada also said the association representing port employers is more interested in a […]

B.C. port strike enters day five, with talks deadlocked over maintenance

Jul 5, 2023 | 6:52am

Talks between maritime employers and the union representing British Columbia port workers remain deadlocked over maintenance issues as a strike by the workers enters its fifth day. Both sides have issued statements singling out a maintenance deal as the reason talks stalled Monday, leaving more than 7,000 workers at 30 ports across B.C. on strike since Saturday morning. The International Longshore […]