The following update has been received from CIFFA in regards to the potential strike at the port of Vancouver:
International Longshore And Warehouse Union-Canada Serves Strike Notice
On the evening of May 23, 2019 the BC Maritime Employers Association announced that it had just received formal, written 72-hour strike notice from ILWU Canada relating to ongoing labour negotiations in British Columbia.
Strike notice has been specifically directed to GCT Global Container Terminals Canada effective on 7am on Monday, May 27, 2019 in British Columbia.
The BCMEA said it has a plan in motion to address next steps and will update further as the situation develops.
The BCMEA said it remained committed to the collective bargaining process and would continue to bargain in good faith. CIFFA will update membership on any further developments as they arise.
We will revert as updates are received.