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.
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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.
Several hundred ILWU members gathered in Southern California’s harbor area on May 15 to participate in two “First Blood” events honoring the first workers killed during the 1934 West Coast strikes that led to the formation of the
ILWU members were a prominent part of the Port’s 150th Anniversary celebrations held during the month of April
Eighty-one delegates elected from Longshore, Clerk and Foremen Locals attended the Longshore Division Caucus that was convened in San Francisco from April 15-
Hong Kong dockworkers are approaching the first month of a strike for better pay and working conditions
“PMA is responsible for fixing this mess and we intend to hold their feet to the fire,” said ILWU President Bob McEllrath
ILWU Local 13 pensioner Manuel Torres is a decorated World War II veteran. He received the Combat INF Badge, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, WW II Victory Medal, Asia Pacific Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and Occupation of Japan Medal. He never received his Bronze Star from the military and his other medals were destroyed in a
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
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