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From Longshore and Shipping News The Panama Canal Pilot’s union [which is an affiliate of the ILWU] says that it will defend the institutions of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) against any “external or internal” attack. The decision of the canal guild comes following recent statements by Lourdes Castillo, about an ongoing investigation of Canal [&hellip
From Lonsghore & Shipping News: Our condolences go out to Mr. López’ family, friends and colleagues. Nuestras condolencias a los familiares, compañeros de trabajo y amigos del señor López. Oscar López Triviño was murdered on November 9 in the Colombian city of Bugalagrande a day after he and other members of his union, SINALTRAINAL, received [&hellip
The death threats against longhsore union leader Victor Crespo started soon after he began organizing workers at Puerto Cortez in Honduras where International Container Terminal Services Incorporated (ICTSI) was awarded a lucrative 30-year contract last February
ILWU Locals 4, 8, 19, 21, and 23 are entering the 14th month of a protracted struggle to get a contract with the Pacific Northwest Grain Handlers’ Association (PNGHA).
The slogan of the Pacific Coast Pensioners Association (PCPA) is “Retired from the job, not from the struggle.” And based on the enthusiasm and energy on display at the 46th PCPA convention, those are more than just words on a banner. Over 200 PCPA members and guests attended this year’s convention which was held in [&hellip
Hundreds of Southern California ILWU members joined with thousands Southern California workers and their families to celebrate Labor Day at the 34th annual Labor Solidarity March and Picnic in the working class city of Wilmington,
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Japanese grain lockout in Pacific Northwest: Members of Congress ask U.S. Trade Representative to help resolve dispute during TPP negotiations
VANCOUVER, WA (October 1, 2013) – Several members of Congress have asked U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman to use the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement talks to help resolve the months-long lockout of ILWU grain workers in the Pacific Northwest by two Japanese grain conglomerates. The U.S. government is one of 12 member nations meeting this week [&hellip
In late August, I sent a letter to President Richard Trumka that explained why we were discontinuing our membership in the national AFL-CIO. I encourage you to read my letter so you can understand why I made this difficult decision. We took this action after delegates to the 2012 ILWU International Convention authorized us to [&hellip
ILWU Walk the Coast is an ILWU, coastwise event dedicated to three principles – to raise awareness and funds for cancer charities, unite the union and work with the community