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ILWU International Executive Board releases Statement of Policy on Donald Trump

President Trump’s reaction to the protests and violence in Charlottesville, Virginia is so unacceptable, so beyond the bounds of human decency, and so revealing that it calls into question his suitability to continue as President of the United States

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Lois Stanahan: Veteran Portland activist

Lois Stanahan: Veteran Portland activist

Lois Stanahan: Veteran Portland activist

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West Coast Longshore contract extension passing in early returns

West Coast Longshore contract extension passing in early returns
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ILWU Longshore Caucus delegates meet in San Francisco; Proposed contract extension goes to membership vote

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (April 28, 2017) – Nearly 90 delegates from 29 West Coast ports from San Diego, CA, to Bellingham, WA, who were elected by rank and file members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union’s Longshore Division (ILWU), convened this week in San Francisco to review a wide range of issues, including an [&hellip

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PMA & ILWU convene talks in San Francisco, agree to return

PMA & ILWU convene talks in San Francisco, agree to return

The PMA and ILWU met on November 1st in San Francisco, where discussions were held on the concept of a contract extension

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West Coast dockworkers will honor “Hour of silence” on Thursday, July 7

West Coast dockworkers will honor an international “day of action” on Thursday, July 7 , by observing an “hour of silence” in honor of workers who have died on the docks here and abroad

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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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Longshore Workers Vote to Oppose Coal Exports in Oakland

Oakland shouldn’t become the dumping ground for dirty, low value cargoes rejected at other ports, union says. There are better cargoes for that location that will bring good waterfront jobs to Oakland

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ILWU Longshore Caucus delegates vote to recommend tentative agreement to membership for ratification vote

ILWU Coast Longshore Caucus delegates voted Friday to recommend approval of the tentative agreement reached on February 20, 2015, between the union and employers

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ITF welcomes hard-fought deal for ILWU workers on US West Coast

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has welcomed a tentative agreement struck between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) on a new five-year contract covering workers at all 29 West Coast ports of the

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