In 2013 over 500 new members were brought into ILWU Local 142 between September and November
Archive for Category: "Fighting for Good Jobs"
The Coast Longshore Division Caucus began two weeks of meetings on February 24 that will establish member-based priorities for the new contract negotiations
The Inlandboatmen’s Union (IBU)—ILWU’s Marine Division—held a Towboat Caucus on November 5 and 6 in Seattle
Thirty-one ILWU members from Local 13’s Allied Division unanimously approved a new 5-year contract in October with Oxbow Carbon & Minerals in Long Beach
ILWU Locals 4, 8, 19, 21, and 23 are entering the 14th month of a protracted struggle to get a contract with the Pacific Northwest Grain Handlers’ Association (PNGHA).
Over 200 Oakland recycling workers staged a powerful show of unity and action by striking on Tuesday, July
ILWU members and leaders attended a rousing convention in late July to support ILWU Local 56 members, known as the “shipscalers” who have a proud history and are preparing for a tough contract fight this November
Waste Management recycling workers protest abuse, disrespect & poor conditions at company headquarters
On July 17, Recycling workers who process materials collected from residents in Oakland and other East Bay cities will protested in front of Waste Management’s corporate headquarters at 172 98th Avenue in Oakland,
Thirty workers at Pacific Tugboat Service (PTS) are now members of the ILWU’s Marine Division, the Inlandboatmen’s Union
ILWU International Vice President Ray Familathe along with Local 13 President Chris Viramontes, Local 63 President Mike Podue, Local 94 President Danny Miranda and IBU Regional Director John Skow spoke at the Los Angeles Port Commission meeting on May 16 to express their support for the Los Angeles Port police and the work they do to keep the harbor safe