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).
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Over 200 Oakland recycling workers staged a powerful show of unity and action by striking on Tuesday, July
ILWU members and leaders attended a rousing convention in late July to support ILWU Local 56 members, known as the “shipscalers” who have a proud history and are preparing for a tough contract fight this November
Waste Management recycling workers protest abuse, disrespect & poor conditions at company headquarters
On July 17, Recycling workers who process materials collected from residents in Oakland and other East Bay cities will protested in front of Waste Management’s corporate headquarters at 172 98th Avenue in Oakland,
Thirty workers at Pacific Tugboat Service (PTS) are now members of the ILWU’s Marine Division, the Inlandboatmen’s Union
ILWU International Vice President Ray Familathe along with Local 13 President Chris Viramontes, Local 63 President Mike Podue, Local 94 President Danny Miranda and IBU Regional Director John Skow spoke at the Los Angeles Port Commission meeting on May 16 to express their support for the Los Angeles Port police and the work they do to keep the harbor safe
Hundreds of ILWU members and supporters marched and rallied in Vancouver, Washington, on March 8 to protest the lockout of ILWU Local 4 workers at the port’s grain export terminal operated by Mitsui-United Grain
After more than 10 years of struggle, a tentative agreement was reached on a first union contract for Pacific Beach workers
Twenty-five Security Officers employed by the Port of Portland reached tentative agreement for a new four-year contract on November 24, thanks to good planning and solidarity support from other ILWU members. The new agreement that expires in June, 2015, was ratified by Portland Security Officers on December 4th by a margin of 20 to 1 [&hellip