On the evening of May 23, 2019 the BC Maritime Employers Association announced they 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 had a plan in motion to address next steps and would 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.
Please note the statement from the President of BCMEA below.