Bob White: militant, progressive Canadian

Bob White: militant, progressive Canadian

Known for his independent views, militant tactics and progressive outlook that favored social justice for all workers, Bob White died on February 20 at the age of

Three ILWU-endorsed candidates win SoCal Democratic Party delegate seats  

Three ILWU-endorsed candidates win SoCal Democratic Party delegate seats  

Three ILWU-endorsed candidates in Southern California have won Delegate seats in the California Democratic Party

Trump backs attack on union members

Trump backs attack on union members

The new Trump administration announced some disturbing news in February that signaled a growing threat to union members. Support for anti-union law On February 1, “right-to-work” legislation (H.R. 785) was proposed in Congress by anti-union Representatives Joe Wilson of South Carolina and Steve King of Iowa. The term “right-to-work” was coined decades ago by anti-union [&hellip

Longshore division holds grievance and arbitration training

Longshore division holds grievance and arbitration training

The Coast Longshore Division held a Grievance and Arbitration Procedures (GAP) workshop from February 5-10 in San Francisco

Strategy questions at union health care meeting

Strategy questions at union health care meeting

The ILWU has been advocating for a national, single-payer health plan since 1938, and remains active in that effort through a network of unions and community groups


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Strategy questions at union health care meeting

Strategy questions at union health care meeting

The ILWU has been advocating for a national, single-payer health plan since 1938, and remains active in that effort through a network of unions and community groups

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Fighting for Good Jobs

Foss tug crews continue fight for fair contract

Foss tug crews continue fight for fair contract

Crews at Foss Tug in Long Beach escalated their fight to renew a fair contract during January

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Solidarity

ILWU pledges solidarity with Standing Rock

ILWU pledges solidarity with Standing Rock

On December 6, the ILWU International Executive Board voted unanimously to adopt a statement of policy opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline

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Events

ILWU to Host Leadership Education Conference in May

ILWU to Host Leadership Education Conference in May

The ILWU will be holding a Leadership Education and Development Institute (LEAD VII) in Seattle, Washington, May 7-11,

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ILWU to Host Leadership Education Conference in May

ILWU to Host Leadership Education Conference in May

The ILWU will be holding a Leadership Education and Development Institute (LEAD VII) in Seattle, Washington, May 7-11,

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Bob White: militant, progressive Canadian

Bob White: militant, progressive Canadian

Known for his independent views, militant tactics and progressive outlook that favored social justice for all workers, Bob White died on February 20 at the age of

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Three ILWU-endorsed candidates win SoCal Democratic Party delegate seats  

Three ILWU-endorsed candidates win SoCal Democratic Party delegate seats  

Three ILWU-endorsed candidates in Southern California have won Delegate seats in the California Democratic Party

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Trump backs attack on union members

Trump backs attack on union members

The new Trump administration announced some disturbing news in February that signaled a growing threat to union members. Support for anti-union law On February 1, “right-to-work” legislation (H.R. 785) was proposed in Congress by anti-union Representatives Joe Wilson of South Carolina and Steve King of Iowa. The term “right-to-work” was coined decades ago by anti-union [&hellip

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Longshore division holds grievance and arbitration training

Longshore division holds grievance and arbitration training

The Coast Longshore Division held a Grievance and Arbitration Procedures (GAP) workshop from February 5-10 in San Francisco

read more

Strategy questions at union health care meeting

Strategy questions at union health care meeting

The ILWU has been advocating for a national, single-payer health plan since 1938, and remains active in that effort through a network of unions and community groups

read more

Foss tug crews continue fight for fair contract

Foss tug crews continue fight for fair contract

Crews at Foss Tug in Long Beach escalated their fight to renew a fair contract during January

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Honoring King Day with action

Honoring King Day with action

ILWU members in Los Angeles, Seattle and the Bay Area honored Martin Luther King Day by marching, protesting and meeting to promote social justice

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Foss tug crews fight for fair contract at LA/Long Beach

Foss tug crews fight for fair contract at LA/Long Beach

As the Dispatcher was going to press in Late December, tugboat crews at Foss Maritime Long Beach were trying to renew a contract that expired six months ago

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Christmas solidarity action by ILWU Canada Members

Christmas solidarity action by ILWU Canada Members

Members of ILWU Canada are continuing to help other workers – and themselves – by fighting to save good jobs in the maritime industry through an ongoing series of protests and public actions. Another “free trade” deal Last November, they joined a coalition that organized a march and rally with ILWU Canada President Rob Ashton, [&hellip

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