Toronto, May 30, 2019
Vancouver port workers and the B.C. Maritime Employers Association reach tentative deal
A tentative agreement has been reached between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Canada and the B.C. Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA), representing B.C. port employers.
Effective immediately, the lockout by the BCMEA has been lifted and operations are set to resume for the 4:30 p.m. shift today, Thursday, May 30, 2019.
The union said no details of the tentative agreement will be released pending ratification votes by its members.
For more information, please call David Lychek, Manager – Ocean & Air Services at (905) 882-4880, ext. 207.