Four hundred and fifty office clerical workers ended their one-week strike to secure good jobs for working families in the harbor community by winning new protections that will help prevent jobs from being outsourced to Texas, Taiwan and beyond
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Port workers pursue outsourcing agreement with help from federal mediator to secure good jobs and end strike
LOS ANGELES, CA – ILWU office clerical workers will work with a federal mediator in order to secure an agreement with employers that protects good jobs from being outsourced from communities surrounding the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The decision to work with the federal mediator follows an all-night negotiating session led by
Dear Brothers and Sisters, As you know, members of the Office Clerical Unit (OCU) of Local 63 of the ITF-affiliated International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) have been on strike since 27 November 2012. Dock workers have respected their picket lines, effectively shutting down many of the terminals at the ports of Los Angeles-Long Beach.
CBS affiliate KCAL9 aired this video last night of employers walking away from the bargaining table with the ILWU while the union was willing to marathon bargain in order to reach an agreement and reopen the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
The Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO stands in full support of the 800 striking office clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach who are waging a valiant battle to save good-paying jobs that drive our nation’s economy
Two hundred workers from dozens of fast food outlets in New York City—including McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s, Domino’s, and Taco Bell—walked off their jobs Thursday morning to demand $15 an hour in pay and the right to form their own independent union