NANAIMO, BC, June 15, 2020 /CNW/ - It is with heavy hearts that we confirm a member of the BC Ferry & Marine Workers' Union died in a workplace accident during their shift at Deas Dock on Friday. WorkSafe is investigating. We encourage our members to contact their EAP for support.
"We are incredibly saddened by the loss, and our thoughts are with the member's family and coworkers."
- Graeme Johnston, President BC Ferry & Marine Workers Union
Graeme Johnston is the President of BC Ferry & Marine Workers' Union (BCFMWU), the largest Maritime Union in Canada, representing over 4000 members from across 35 vessels, 47 ports of call, and numerous other job sites. BCFMWU membership include a diverse group of trades, Ships' Officers, commercial truck drivers and unlicensed workers, both ship and shore.
SOURCE BC Ferry and Marine Workers' Union
For further information: BCFMWU Office, 250.716.3454/1.800.663.7009 [email protected], www.bcfmwu.com