Archive for Category: "Solidarity"

Honduran docker abuse sparks protest and negotiation at London embassy

Honduran docker abuse sparks protest and negotiation at London embassy

The ILWU joined other members of International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) on March 20th who organized a protest and negotiating session at the Honduran Embassy in London. “We gathered in London for the ITF Dockers Section meeting to discuss important issues facing dockworkers around the world – including the abuse of workers at Puerto Cortés [&hellip

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Caucus delegates converge on Honduran consulate in San Francisco

Caucus delegates converge on Honduran consulate in San Francisco

Delegates who attended the Coast Longshore Division Caucus in San Francisco last month, provided a warm embrace to Honduran dock union leader Victor Crespo and two co-workers who addressed the Caucus on March 4. Delegates pledged their solidarity and unanimously voted to convene the two-week Caucus in honor of Crespo’s father, who was killed by [&hellip

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ILWU members protest at Honduran Consulate in San Francisco against abuse and human rights violations by Honduran government and ICTSI

ILWU members protest at Honduran Consulate in San Francisco against abuse and human rights violations by Honduran government and ICTSI

One hundred members of the ILWU held a protest at the Honduran Consulate in SF to support Honduran port workers who are suffering human rights violations

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Honduran Longshoremen Picket Portland Terminal

Honduran Longshoremen Picket Portland Terminal

Honduran Longshoremen Locked Out by

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Murder, death threats and violent thugs accompany ICTSI into Central America

Murder, death threats and violent thugs accompany ICTSI into Central America

ICTSI – the rogue employer responsible for flagrant contract violations at the Port of Portland – is now expanding operations in Central America where murder, military repression, death threats and anti-union attacks are accompanying the firm’s expansion

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Death of Nelson Mandela recalls decades of ILWU support for anti-apartheid struggle

Death of Nelson Mandela recalls decades of ILWU support for anti-apartheid struggle

ILWU Local 10 members helped put the anti-apartheid struggle in the national spotlight in 1984 when they refused to unload South African cargo from the Dutch ship, Nedlloyd Kimberly, at San Francisco’s Pier

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Solidarity rules the day in Wilmington Labor Day parade and picnic

Solidarity rules the day in Wilmington Labor Day parade and picnic

Hundreds of Southern California ILWU members joined with thousands Southern California workers and their families to celebrate Labor Day at the 34th annual Labor Solidarity March and Picnic in the working class city of Wilmington,

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Foreign grain merchants continue lockouts; longshore workers stand strong

Foreign grain merchants continue lockouts; longshore workers stand strong

Longshore workers in Oregon and Washington are continuing their round-the-clock fight for a fair contract at grain terminals owned by some of the world’s largest grain corporations nearly a year after negotiations began last August.

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ILWU support for Hong Kong strikers

ILWU support for Hong Kong strikers

On April 18, the ILWU Coast Longshore Caucus approved a solidarity contribution and delegation visit to support a historic strike by dockworkers for better pay and working conditions at the Port of Hong Kong.

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ITF statement on end of Hong Kong Dockers Union strike

ITF statement on end of Hong Kong Dockers Union strike

Hong Kong port strike is over

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