Drill Team Celebrates 50th Anniversary; founder Josh Williams honored at event

Drill Team Celebrates 50th Anniversary; founder Josh Williams honored at event

Local 10 Drill Team members rolled out the red carpet to honor their longtime leader, “Captain Josh”

California & Oregon members join final push for Bernie in Presidential primaries

California & Oregon members join final push for Bernie in Presidential primaries

Bernie Sanders’ decisive May 17 primary victory in Oregon was preceded by a May 3rd rally in Portland’s Shemanski Park

 Coast Longshore Division Caucus convenes for historic meeting in Panama

 Coast Longshore Division Caucus convenes for historic meeting in Panama

The Coast Longshore Division Caucus convened from April 18-22 in Panama City, Panama

Thousands show their support for Sanders in Pedro

Thousands show their support for Sanders in Pedro

It had been much rumored for weeks that presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders would come to San Pedro. The question was always when

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.”


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

continue reading

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

continue reading

Solidarity

California & Oregon members join final push for Bernie in Presidential primaries

California & Oregon members join final push for Bernie in Presidential primaries

Bernie Sanders’ decisive May 17 primary victory in Oregon was preceded by a May 3rd rally in Portland’s Shemanski Park

continue reading

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.

continue reading

Recent Articles

Seattle City Council rejects sports stadium plan that threatened waterfront jobs

ILWU activists convince City Council that port access is critical to the region’s jobs and economy   A controversial plan to build a sports stadium in Seattle’s “South of Downtown” (SoDo) industrial area next to the Port of Seattle was rejected by the City Council on May 2. The 4 1/2-year struggle pitted a billionaire [&hellip

read more

Drill Team Celebrates 50th Anniversary; founder Josh Williams honored at event

Drill Team Celebrates 50th Anniversary; founder Josh Williams honored at event

Local 10 Drill Team members rolled out the red carpet to honor their longtime leader, “Captain Josh”

read more

California & Oregon members join final push for Bernie in Presidential primaries

California & Oregon members join final push for Bernie in Presidential primaries

Bernie Sanders’ decisive May 17 primary victory in Oregon was preceded by a May 3rd rally in Portland’s Shemanski Park

read more

 Coast Longshore Division Caucus convenes for historic meeting in Panama

 Coast Longshore Division Caucus convenes for historic meeting in Panama

The Coast Longshore Division Caucus convened from April 18-22 in Panama City, Panama

read more

Thousands show their support for Sanders in Pedro

Thousands show their support for Sanders in Pedro

It had been much rumored for weeks that presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders would come to San Pedro. The question was always when

read more

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

read more

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.”

read more

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

read more

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

read more

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

read more