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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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Unions cheer as Uber is kicked-out of London

Unions cheer as Uber is kicked-out of London

Uber got a bloody nose in London late September from public regulators who refused to issue the company a license

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Pensioners & young workers show solidarity for Idaho silver miners

Pensioners & young workers show solidarity for Idaho silver miners

Hundreds of Idaho miners who work deep inside hot and dangerous hard-rock silver mines were forced out on strike last March

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Organizing victories on Hawaii’s docks

Organizing victories on Hawaii’s docks

2016 was a busy year of ILWU organizing activity on the docks of Hawaii

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LEAD training aims  to strengthen a  rank-and-file union

LEAD training aims  to strengthen a  rank-and-file union

A diverse group of 100 rank-and-file members and elected leaders attended the ILWU’s Leadership, Education and Development (LEAD) training in Seattle on May 7-12. The week- long education program seeks to provide tools that attendees can take back to their local unions that will encourage new leadership and more membership involvement – both fundamental tenants [&hellip

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