Shoreworker Benefits

Shoreworkers have benefits — each of which was won through collective bargaining. Shoreworkers have struggled hard and made sacrifices to achieve these benefits.

Medical, Dental and Extended Health Benefits

To see the eligibility and enrollment requirements for your benefits, click below:

For more information or to start your coverage, contact your employer or the UFAWU.

Pension

Shoreworkers are automatically enrolled in the Shoreworkers Pension Fund in the January after you have worked 1000 hours in your plant. Once enrolled, your pension statements will be mailed to you each spring. Pension benefits are complex. If you need information on your pension, please call the Shoreworkers Pension Fund at 604-519-3636 or contact the UFAWU.

Shoreworkers’ Benefit Fund

Click the links below to download or print a form:

Registered Retired Members

If you have retired, are 60 years or older and have over 10 years of continuous UFAWU membership, you can apply for a Retired Membership within one year of retiring.

UFAWU-Unifor Retired Membership Dues are $36 per year. 

One of the benefits of being a Retired Shoreworker Member is your eligibility for retirement benefits from the Shoreworkers’ Benefit Fund.

*Note that benefits are payable to an estate.

For information or assistance call the Shoreworkers Benefit Fund at 604 519 3634 or contact the UFAWU.