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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Longshore workers in Oregon and Washington are continuing their round-the-clock fight for a fair contract at grain terminals owned by some of the world’s largest grain corporations nearly a year after negotiations began last August.
On April 18, the ILWU Coast Longshore Caucus approved a solidarity contribution and delegation visit to support a historic strike by dockworkers for better pay and working conditions at the Port of Hong Kong.
Hong Kong port strike is over
Hong Kong dockworkers are approaching the first month of a strike for better pay and working conditions
A delegation of ILWU officers and members attended the convention for the Western Branch of the Maritime Union of Australia the week of February 26th. The ILWU delegation included International President Robert McEllrath, Vice President (Mainland) Ray Familathe, Vice President (Hawaii) Wesley Furtado, Secretary Treasurer Willie Adams, Local 23 President Scott Mason, and Local 23 [&hellip
Striking Hong Kong dockworkers remain steadfast in their weeklong strike for fair wages and safe working conditions. The job action is slowing cargo shipments at the world’s third busiest port
Dozens of workers at the Bay Area’s Castlewood Country Club approved a contract on February 13 with good job security, more affordable family health care, protections against subcontracting, strong seniority rights, raises, and a substantial signing bonus. The victory followed a lengthy employer lockout imposed when workers refused to accept the Club’s concession demands. [&hellip
The 140-member Panama Canal Towboat Masters Union (UCOC) signed an agreement on January 31st to join the Panama Division of the
I recently went on a trip to Panama. Before leaving I remembered the Panama Canal Pilots had affiliated with the ILWU. Through friends at the longshore caucus, I made contact with ILWU Vice President Ray Familathe, who was able to get me in contact with a few of the pilots before I left. I am [&hellip