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ILWU leaders join global effort to hold Rio Tinto accountable

ILWU leaders join global effort to hold Rio Tinto accountable

The ILWU leaders joined nearly 50 of their counterparts from 11 countries who comprise the Rio Tinto Global Union Network

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Josh Williams: Local 10 Drill Team Founder

Josh Williams: Local 10 Drill Team Founder

Josh Williams, the longtime ILWU member and pensioner who created and led Local 10’s famous Drill Team, passed on June 3 at

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ILWU volunteers join Oakland District 5 clean-up

ILWU volunteers join Oakland District 5 clean-up

An estimated 100 ILWU volunteers provided most of the labor and resources for a successful community clean-up effort in partnership with Oakland District 5 Councilmembers Noel Gallo on Saturday, May 14. The impressive turnout topped results from the previous clean-up efforts held last October. “ILWU volunteers are such a welcome and important part of our [&hellip

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Sanders’ campaign climax in California

Sanders’ campaign climax in California

Bernie Sanders’ Presidential campaign shocked the political establishment by morphing into a movement with clear working- class politics

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Drill Team Celebrates 50th Anniversary; founder Josh Williams honored at event

Drill Team Celebrates 50th Anniversary; founder Josh Williams honored at event

Local 10 Drill Team members rolled out the red carpet to honor their longtime leader, “Captain Josh”

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California & Oregon members join final push for Bernie in Presidential primaries

California & Oregon members join final push for Bernie in Presidential primaries

Bernie Sanders’ decisive May 17 primary victory in Oregon was preceded by a May 3rd rally in Portland’s Shemanski Park

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 Coast Longshore Division Caucus convenes for historic meeting in Panama

 Coast Longshore Division Caucus convenes for historic meeting in Panama

The Coast Longshore Division Caucus convened from April 18-22 in Panama City, Panama

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Thousands show their support for Sanders in Pedro

Thousands show their support for Sanders in Pedro

It had been much rumored for weeks that presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders would come to San Pedro. The question was always when

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ILWU moves beyond endorsing Bernie Sanders

ILWU moves beyond endorsing Bernie Sanders

“Bernie Sanders supports working class people, and he deserves our vote – whether we’re in a union or not. It’s not just for us, it’s about all of us.”

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Recycling is important – and recycling workers deserve better conditions

Recycling is important – and recycling workers deserve better conditions

Recycling won’t succeed if recycling workers don’t have decent pay, good benefits and safe working conditions

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