Archive for Category: "October 2012 Dispatcher"

John Waddell, former Puget Sound & Washington Area Welfare Director

John Waddell, former Puget Sound & Washington Area Welfare Director

John Waddell passed away on June 20. John was known as a dedicated unionist who did an exemplary job as the Area Welfare Director for the Puget Sound and Washington State. John was registered in Local 32 in the Port of Everett, Washington in 1963. During his career he was elected by the membership to [&hellip

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Fight to protect Social Security, Medicare at the forefront of pensioners’ 45th PCPA Convention

Fight to protect Social Security, Medicare at the forefront of pensioners’ 45th PCPA Convention

The ILWU’s Pacific Coast Pensioners have been organizing to fight the attempts to cut Social Security and Medicare benefits for many years.

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Al Perisho: Southern California ILWU & Pensioner Leader

Al Perisho: Southern California ILWU & Pensioner Leader

Members of ILWU Local 63 and pensioners lost a longtime leader on August 29 when Al Perisho passed at the age of 81 surrounded by his family at his Los Alamitos home. Al Perisho was born on September 9, 1931, in Long Beach, California. He graduated from Banning High School in 1949 and became an [&hellip

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ILWU Int’l President found guilty of misdemeanor for EGT-related protest

ILWU Int’l President found guilty of misdemeanor  for EGT-related  protest

ILWU International President Robert McEllrath was convicted today of a misdemeanor offense in Longview ,WA for “obstructing a train.” the sentence was one day in jail and a $500 fine

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