ITF Women’s Conference in New Delhi tackles issues facing women workers around the world

ITF Women’s Conference in New Delhi tackles issues facing women workers around the world

The ITF held a two-day Women Transport Workers’ Conference on January 27 and 28 in New Delhi, India

Honduran docker abuse sparks protest and negotiation at London embassy

Honduran docker abuse sparks protest and negotiation at London embassy

The ILWU joined other members of International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) on March 20th who organized a protest and negotiating session at the Honduran Embassy in London. “We gathered in London for the ITF Dockers Section meeting to discuss important issues facing dockworkers around the world – including the abuse of workers at Puerto Cortés [&hellip

Update on ICTSI struggle at Port of Portland

Update on ICTSI struggle at Port of Portland

On Tuesday, March 4, workers from Puerto Cortés in Honduras who are union members belonging to the “Sindicato Gremial de Trabajadores del Muelle” (SGTM), established a picket line in front of ICTSI’s Oregon’s operation at Terminal 6 in Portland. SGTM workers held picket signs that read, “S.G.T.M. LOCKED OUT ICTSI” and stated that they are [&hellip

Voice for working families

Voice for working families

In February, the Puget Sound District Council (PSDC) donated $1000 to public radio station KSVR-FM in Washington State’s Skagit Valley where the radio program, “We Do The Work,” is produced

San Francisco’s new James R. Herman Cruise Ship Terminal seeks support to promote ILWU legacy

San Francisco’s new James R. Herman Cruise Ship Terminal seeks support to promote ILWU legacy

While passengers use the new terminal to check their luggage, pass through security and confirm ticketing, they’ll also have a unique chance to learn more about the waterfront and ILWU history


Helping Our Community

Voice for working families

Voice for working families

In February, the Puget Sound District Council (PSDC) donated $1000 to public radio station KSVR-FM in Washington State’s Skagit Valley where the radio program, “We Do The Work,” is produced

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Fighting for Good Jobs

Members play a big role in ILWU organizing victories in Hawaii

Members play a big role in ILWU organizing victories in Hawaii

In 2013 over 500 new members were brought into ILWU Local 142 between September and November

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Solidarity

Honduran docker abuse sparks protest and negotiation at London embassy

Honduran docker abuse sparks protest and negotiation at London embassy

The ILWU joined other members of International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) on March 20th who organized a protest and negotiating session at the Honduran Embassy in London. “We gathered in London for the ITF Dockers Section meeting to discuss important issues facing dockworkers around the world – including the abuse of workers at Puerto Cortés [&hellip

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Remembering Our History

Reg Theriault, Local 10 pensioner and author passes away at age 89

Reg Theriault, Local 10 pensioner and author passes away at age 89

On March 1st, hundreds of well-wishers gathered at the Bayview Boat Club on the San Francisco waterfront to offer a final toast to Local 10 pensioner, Reg Theriault, who passed away on February 15 at the age of

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Recent Articles

Harbor Dental workers vote to join ILWU family

Harbor Dental workers vote to join ILWU family

On January 30, workers at Harbor Dental and Associates in Harbor City, CA voted overwhelmingly to be represented by ILWU Local

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Reg Theriault, Local 10 pensioner and author passes away at age 89

Reg Theriault, Local 10 pensioner and author passes away at age 89

On March 1st, hundreds of well-wishers gathered at the Bayview Boat Club on the San Francisco waterfront to offer a final toast to Local 10 pensioner, Reg Theriault, who passed away on February 15 at the age of

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Bob Crow: Militant British union leader

Bob Crow: Militant British union leader

or a dozen years, Crow headed the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT), where he led many strikes and made no apologies for being an avowed socialist and fighter for the working class

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ITF Women’s Conference in New Delhi tackles issues facing women workers around the world

ITF Women’s Conference in New Delhi tackles issues facing women workers around the world

The ITF held a two-day Women Transport Workers’ Conference on January 27 and 28 in New Delhi, India

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Honduran docker abuse sparks protest and negotiation at London embassy

Honduran docker abuse sparks protest and negotiation at London embassy

The ILWU joined other members of International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) on March 20th who organized a protest and negotiating session at the Honduran Embassy in London. “We gathered in London for the ITF Dockers Section meeting to discuss important issues facing dockworkers around the world – including the abuse of workers at Puerto Cortés [&hellip

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Update on ICTSI struggle at Port of Portland

Update on ICTSI struggle at Port of Portland

On Tuesday, March 4, workers from Puerto Cortés in Honduras who are union members belonging to the “Sindicato Gremial de Trabajadores del Muelle” (SGTM), established a picket line in front of ICTSI’s Oregon’s operation at Terminal 6 in Portland. SGTM workers held picket signs that read, “S.G.T.M. LOCKED OUT ICTSI” and stated that they are [&hellip

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ICTSI profits soar

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) – the rogue Pacific Maritime Association employer operating primarily in Third World ports with one U.S. operation at Terminal 6 in the Port of Portland, OR – reported that company profits shot up 20% in 2013 over the previous year. The company said net revenue (profit) rose from $143.2 to $172.4 million in 2013. The company attributed their higher [&hellip

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Court dismisses some ICTSI & Port claims against ILWU & PMA

In June 2012, in response to the PMA and ILWU’s effort to seek court enforcement of the parties’ collective bargaining agreement against PMA member company ICTSI at its Terminal 6 facility in Portland, Oregon, ICTSI took the extreme and unprecedented step of suing the PMA and ILWU for alleged federal antitrust violations. On March 24, [&hellip

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Voice for working families

Voice for working families

In February, the Puget Sound District Council (PSDC) donated $1000 to public radio station KSVR-FM in Washington State’s Skagit Valley where the radio program, “We Do The Work,” is produced

read more

San Francisco’s new James R. Herman Cruise Ship Terminal seeks support to promote ILWU legacy

San Francisco’s new James R. Herman Cruise Ship Terminal seeks support to promote ILWU legacy

While passengers use the new terminal to check their luggage, pass through security and confirm ticketing, they’ll also have a unique chance to learn more about the waterfront and ILWU history

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