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ITF Women’s Conference in New Delhi tackles issues facing women workers around the world

ITF Women’s Conference in New Delhi tackles issues facing women workers around the world

The ITF held a two-day Women Transport Workers’ Conference on January 27 and 28 in New Delhi, India

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Honduran docker abuse sparks protest and negotiation at London embassy

Honduran docker abuse sparks protest and negotiation at London embassy

The ILWU joined other members of International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) on March 20th who organized a protest and negotiating session at the Honduran Embassy in London. “We gathered in London for the ITF Dockers Section meeting to discuss important issues facing dockworkers around the world – including the abuse of workers at Puerto Cortés [&hellip

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Update on ICTSI struggle at Port of Portland

Update on ICTSI struggle at Port of Portland

On Tuesday, March 4, workers from Puerto Cortés in Honduras who are union members belonging to the “Sindicato Gremial de Trabajadores del Muelle” (SGTM), established a picket line in front of ICTSI’s Oregon’s operation at Terminal 6 in Portland. SGTM workers held picket signs that read, “S.G.T.M. LOCKED OUT ICTSI” and stated that they are [&hellip

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Voice for working families

Voice for working families

In February, the Puget Sound District Council (PSDC) donated $1000 to public radio station KSVR-FM in Washington State’s Skagit Valley where the radio program, “We Do The Work,” is produced

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San Francisco’s new James R. Herman Cruise Ship Terminal seeks support to promote ILWU legacy

San Francisco’s new James R. Herman Cruise Ship Terminal seeks support to promote ILWU legacy

While passengers use the new terminal to check their luggage, pass through security and confirm ticketing, they’ll also have a unique chance to learn more about the waterfront and ILWU history

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ILWU members protest at Honduran Consulate in San Francisco against abuse and human rights violations by Honduran government and ICTSI

ILWU members protest at Honduran Consulate in San Francisco against abuse and human rights violations by Honduran government and ICTSI

One hundred members of the ILWU held a protest at the Honduran Consulate in SF to support Honduran port workers who are suffering human rights violations

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Members play a big role in ILWU organizing victories in Hawaii

Members play a big role in ILWU organizing victories in Hawaii

In 2013 over 500 new members were brought into ILWU Local 142 between September and November

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Coast Caucus begins two-week meeting to set goals for new Longshore Contract

Coast Caucus begins two-week meeting to set goals for new Longshore Contract

The Coast Longshore Division Caucus began two weeks of meetings on February 24 that will establish member-based priorities for the new contract negotiations

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Honduran Longshoremen Picket Portland Terminal

Honduran Longshoremen Picket Portland Terminal

Honduran Longshoremen Locked Out by

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Murder, death threats and violent thugs accompany ICTSI into Central America

Murder, death threats and violent thugs accompany ICTSI into Central America

ICTSI – the rogue employer responsible for flagrant contract violations at the Port of Portland – is now expanding operations in Central America where murder, military repression, death threats and anti-union attacks are accompanying the firm’s expansion

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