Home test – Local 506

Local 506 Marine & Shipbuilders Union, located in Vancouver, is over 800 strong and growing.

Workers who make up Local 506 Marine and Shipbuilders are welders,shipfitters(Metal Fabricators), painters/sandblasters, joiners, riggers, storesman, stagers (scaffolders), crane operators, labourers, insulation workers and a docking crew. Local 506 members work for Vancouver Shipyards and Vancouver drydock. The local recently completed building 3 offshore fisheries science vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard. These vessels will be the primary platform for fisheries and oceans Canada to carry out science research missions.