Archive for Category: "Events"

Death of Nelson Mandela recalls decades of ILWU support for anti-apartheid struggle

Death of Nelson Mandela recalls decades of ILWU support for anti-apartheid struggle

ILWU Local 10 members helped put the anti-apartheid struggle in the national spotlight in 1984 when they refused to unload South African cargo from the Dutch ship, Nedlloyd Kimberly, at San Francisco’s Pier

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Transparency is focus of Secretary-Treasurers’ Conference

Transparency is focus of Secretary-Treasurers’ Conference

The ILWU held a conference on Nov. 3-7 in Seattle for local union secretary treasurers, trustees, and other officers and staff who are responsible for local union finances

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IBU Towboat Caucus brings organizing and training to the forefront

IBU Towboat Caucus brings organizing and training to the forefront

The Inlandboatmen’s Union (IBU)—ILWU’s Marine Division—held a Towboat Caucus on November 5 and 6 in Seattle

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Longshore Division History and Traditions Conference – Dec. 1-6 2013, San Francisco

Longshore Division History and Traditions Conference – Dec. 1-6 2013, San Francisco

Download more information and an application form for the conference.

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UW conference on international workers’ rights Friday, March 8

Friday, March 8 10:00am – 4:00pm
Parrington Hall, Forum (Room 309) University of Washington, Seattle campus

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Recycling workers will expose the “dirty secrets” behind East Bay recycling operations

Recycling workers will expose the “dirty secrets” behind East Bay recycling operations

On Saturday February 2nd, hundreds of recycling workers will gather in Oakland to expose a host of serious problems to an audience of elected officials and policy makers who oversee this supposedly “green” industry

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Save the Date: Pacific Coast Pensioner Convention

Save the Date: Pacific Coast Pensioner Convention

Save the Date! September 10 – 12 • San Pedro,

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ILWU convention website launches

ILWU convention website launches

The website for the ILWU’s 35th convention has launched. Click here to visit the website to find out more information about that have been planned by the Southern California host committee.  Visit the website at http://www.ilwuconvention.com

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Allan Bérubé’s History of the Marine Cooks and Steward Union

The Labor Archives and Research Center will celebrate its 26th anniversary with a program focusing on the work of noted historian Allan Bérubé.

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Celebrate “Bloody Thursday” on Tuesday, July 5th:

Celebrate “Bloody Thursday” on Tuesday, July 5th:

ILWU locals up and down the coast will be honoring the legacy of “Bloody Thursday” on July 5th

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