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Ship’s seafaring crew in Long Beach, CA organize picket line to protest outlaw employer; request support from the ITF and ILWU

Ship’s seafaring crew in Long Beach, CA organize picket line to protest outlaw employer; request support from the ITF and ILWU

Twenty-one crewmembers serving on the Liberian-flagged vessel Vega-Reederei have organized a picket line at the Port of Long Beach, CA, to protest their employer’s failure to pay workers for up to four months of back wages.

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MUA’s campaign to counter Chevron labor attacks goes global with help from ILWU & other allies

MUA’s campaign to counter Chevron labor attacks goes global with help from ILWU & other allies

The MUA is working closely with the ITF, the ILWU and other allies on a global education campaign to show why Chevron – not workers – is responsible for bloated budgets and growing delays on a massive natural gas project in northwestern Australia

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Longshore Safety Committee is negotiating for more protection against deadly hazards

Longshore Safety Committee is negotiating for more protection against deadly hazards

We opened our safety negotiations by telling employers that we need a stronger Safety Code to protect everyone on the docks

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Longshore solidarity delegations walk the line in Pacific Northwest

Longshore solidarity delegations walk the line in Pacific Northwest

A solidarity delegation of members from ILWU Locals 10 and 13 joined the ILWU Longshore Locals from the Pacific Northwest in Portland and Vancouver, WA the weekend of May 3rd

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Dedication honors ILWU leader LeRoy King

Dedication honors ILWU leader LeRoy King

On May 17, 2014, LeRoy King received permanent recognition when the City dedicated their 108 year-old carousel in his honor.s

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ILWU members & friends volunteer to clean-up Oakland neighborhoods & build public support

ILWU members & friends volunteer to clean-up Oakland neighborhoods & build public support

Residents of Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood woke up Saturday morning, May 3rd, to find dozens of ILWU volunteers busy cleaning their streets

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Negotiations for a new Longshore & Clerks Contract start in San Francisco

Negotiations for a new Longshore & Clerks Contract start in San Francisco

The ILWU’s 16-member Longshore & Clerks Contract Negotiating Committee who sat down with their employer counterparts from the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) on May 12 to negotiate a new pact

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Colombian longshore workers face exploitation & racism

Colombian longshore workers face exploitation & racism

Workers must sell paychecks for loans

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Delta Western workers secure union victory in Dutch Harbor

Delta Western workers secure union victory in Dutch Harbor

Workers at the Delta Western Fuel Terminal, the largest in the remote Alaskan port of Dutch Harbor, voted to unionize in April

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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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