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BC FORUM, established in 1995, is the recognized voice of senior trade unionists in British Columbia and is a registered non-profit society dedicated to representing the interests and well-being of retired union members (and active union members age 50 and over), their families and spouses, and to continue into retirement the relationship they have enjoyed with the trade union movement.
Established in 1950, the Council of Senior Citizens’ Organization (COSCO) is an umbrella organization made up of many seniors’ organizations and individual associate members.   Registered under the Societies Act since 1981, COSCO has grown and now represents approximately 80,000 seniors in British Columbia.
You need insurance, so why not take advantage of the exclusive rates that the Steelworks Organization of Active Retirees (SOAR) arranges for you - (mention that you're a member of SOAR Chapter 3-14 Group Code 4F)
SOAR in Action is our quarterly newsletter that is mailed to all current members and available online. Click here to view our archive.
The TWU has more than 50 years of experience in dealing with employers and providing services to its members, protecting and improving their wages, benefits and working conditions. We invite member participation at every level of our organization through a democratic process that encourages two-way communication between members and elected officers. The TWU has built a reputation for guarding the principles which maintain the integrity of the labour movement and which encourage commitment and activism.
The USW is the largest private sector union in North America with more than 225,000 members in Canada and more than 800,000 members continent-wide. The USW is Canada's most diverse union, representing men and women working in every sector of the economy.
United Steelworkers Local 2009 is based out of Langley, British Columbia. Our Local Union represents over 3500 members working in many industries including, sawmilling, logging, steel service centres, steel manufacturing, wood products remanufacturing, nurseries and greenhouses, plastics, transportation and trucking, gaming facilities, offices and warehouses, auto parts, health care facilities, Universities and more.