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Supreme Court’s “Janus” case will impact members

Supreme Court’s “Janus” case will impact members

The Supreme Court will hear a case in 2018 called “Janus versus AFSCME” that seeks to strip public unions of their right to collect dues from everyone covered by a union contract,

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Volunteers help members change for better lives

Volunteers help members change for better lives

Each year, volunteers from different West Coast regions gather and receive a “thank you” for donating their time and effort to help fellow union members who are struggling to be free from alcohol and drug abuse.

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ILWU disaster relief team provides solidarity and assistance to communities in Puerto Rico

ILWU disaster relief team provides solidarity and assistance to communities in Puerto Rico

After hearing news reports of the devastation and humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico ILWU Local 23 members were moved to action

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ILWU Members from West Coast Ports Travel to Support KEX Grainhandlers

ILWU Members from West Coast Ports Travel to Support KEX Grainhandlers

More than 300 ILWU members from ports up and down the West Coast led a spirited march on November 8 to make their voices loud and clear at the gate of Kalama Export Company

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Solidarity on display at ILWU Canada’s Young Workers Conference

Solidarity on display at ILWU Canada’s Young Workers Conference

ILWU Canada held its third biennial Young Workers Convention at the Maritime Labour Center in Vancouver, British Columbia on September 27-

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IBU blows whistle on big oil’s dangerous move in Alaska

IBU blows whistle on big oil’s dangerous move in Alaska

The Inlandboatmen’s Union (IBU), ILWU’s Marine Division, is blowing the whistle on a dangerous plan to replace experienced union mariners who have successfully protected Alaska’s pristine Prince William Sound with a cut-rate, nonunion company that has a poor safety record

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ILWU wins major organizing victory on the docks in Southern California

ILWU wins major organizing victory on the docks in Southern California

On Oct. 5th, newly organized ILWU members were sworn into Local 63 as part of an on-going campaign to organize the superintendents in the ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach

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Commonwealth Club building preserves ILWU history

Commonwealth Club building preserves ILWU history

With new buildings now rising everywhere in San Francisco, one recent ribbon-cutting stood out because it included surprising details about the ILWU’s early history

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IBU breaks ground on new apprenticeship training center in San Pedro

IBU breaks ground on new apprenticeship training center in San Pedro

The IBU, the marine division of the ILWU, held a groundbreaking ceremony for their newly established apprenticeship program

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Pacific Coast Pensioners Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Pacific Coast Pensioners Celebrate 50th Anniversary

The 50th Annual Convention of the ILWU’s PCPA was held September 18-20 in Long Beach

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