BC Port Workers Union Issues Strike Notice for July 1

On June 28, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada (ILWU) workers issued a 72-hour strike notice. The strike would begin on Saturday, July 1, 2023 and comes after ILWU members voted 99.24% in favour of a strike.

The ILWU represents over 7,000 terminal cargo loaders at West Coast ports including the Port of Vancouver and Prince Rupert.

Buckland will continue to monitor this situation and provide updates as they are available. Please reach out to your Account Manager or Customer Service Representative if you have concerns regarding the impacts of this potential strike or would like to explore possible alternatives.

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