ILWU moves beyond endorsing Bernie Sanders

ILWU moves beyond endorsing Bernie Sanders

“Bernie Sanders supports working class people, and he deserves our vote – whether we’re in a union or not. It’s not just for us, it’s about all of us.”

Recycling is important – and recycling workers deserve better conditions

Recycling is important – and recycling workers deserve better conditions

Recycling won’t succeed if recycling workers don’t have decent pay, good benefits and safe working conditions

HC&S sugar plantation in Hawaii to close

HC&S sugar plantation in Hawaii to close

PUUNENE, Maui – At its peak, sugar was the number one industry in Hawaii with hundreds of thousands of acres under cultivation on Kauai, Oahu, Maui and Hawaii island. By 2015, only Maui’s Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company (HC&S) remained of the industry once called “king,” and by the end of 2016 that last plantation [&hellip

ILWU Canada leadership course trains new leaders

ILWU Canada leadership course trains new leaders

The ILWU Canada Leadership Course held on February 14-19 in British Columbia

Local 21 members honored for Columbia River rescue

Local 21 members honored for Columbia River rescue

Three Local 21 members were honored last month by the Port of Longview for rescuing a mariner who fell overboard


Helping Our Community

ILWU member leads effort to help others left behind on harbor area streets

ILWU member leads effort to help others left behind on harbor area streets

Local 26 member David Gonzales is leading an impressive but quiet effort with other volunteers in Wilmington

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Fighting for Good Jobs

Recycling is important – and recycling workers deserve better conditions

Recycling is important – and recycling workers deserve better conditions

Recycling won’t succeed if recycling workers don’t have decent pay, good benefits and safe working conditions

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Solidarity

ILWU moves beyond endorsing Bernie Sanders

ILWU moves beyond endorsing Bernie Sanders

“Bernie Sanders supports working class people, and he deserves our vote – whether we’re in a union or not. It’s not just for us, it’s about all of us.”

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Library and Archives

ILWU Library and Archives

ILWU Library and Archives

The ILWU Library and Archives website is a digital collection of the some the materials in the ILWU library.

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34th ILWU Canada Convention

34th ILWU Canada Convention

April 5-8th, 2016 ILWU Canada held their 34th convention at the Sheraton Guildford Hotel in Surrey, BC, Canada. In attendance were 110 delegates joined by 12 international delegates including ILWU International President Robert McEllrath, ILWU International Vice President (Mainland) Ray Familathe, and ILWU International Secretary-Treasurer Willie Adams, ILWU Local 13 President Bobby Olvera, Jr, and [&hellip

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ILWU moves beyond endorsing Bernie Sanders

ILWU moves beyond endorsing Bernie Sanders

“Bernie Sanders supports working class people, and he deserves our vote – whether we’re in a union or not. It’s not just for us, it’s about all of us.”

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Election victory for Vivian Malauulu

Election victory for Vivian Malauulu

ILWU Local 13 member Vivian Malauulu scored an impressive election victory on April 12, defeating a well-connected incumbent and winning a seat on the Long Beach Community College Board of Trustees. Malauulu won nearly 60% of the tally – soundly defeating her establishment-backed rival who resorted to anti-union attacks that flopped with voters. “I am [&hellip

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Recycling is important – and recycling workers deserve better conditions

Recycling is important – and recycling workers deserve better conditions

Recycling won’t succeed if recycling workers don’t have decent pay, good benefits and safe working conditions

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Longshoreman & wife support their community, family – and son who played in the Super Bowl

Regan Keo is a respected member of Local 19 who has worked on Seattle’s waterfront for decades. But his profile increased dramatically earlier this year when word spread that his son, Shiloh, was playing for the Denver Broncos and heading for Super Bowl 50. “There was a lot of buzz and excitement from so many [&hellip

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HC&S sugar plantation in Hawaii to close

HC&S sugar plantation in Hawaii to close

PUUNENE, Maui – At its peak, sugar was the number one industry in Hawaii with hundreds of thousands of acres under cultivation on Kauai, Oahu, Maui and Hawaii island. By 2015, only Maui’s Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company (HC&S) remained of the industry once called “king,” and by the end of 2016 that last plantation [&hellip

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ILWU Canada leadership course trains new leaders

ILWU Canada leadership course trains new leaders

The ILWU Canada Leadership Course held on February 14-19 in British Columbia

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ILWU endorses Senator Bernie Sanders for President

ILWU endorses Senator Bernie Sanders for President

The ILWU’s International Executive Board voted today to endorse U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders for President

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Local 21 members honored for Columbia River rescue

Local 21 members honored for Columbia River rescue

Three Local 21 members were honored last month by the Port of Longview for rescuing a mariner who fell overboard

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Local 34’s first woman and African American officer

Local 34’s first woman and African American officer

ILWU International President Bob McEllrath attended the ceremony to install Local 34’s new officers on January

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