Archive for Category: "Solidarity"

Ship’s seafaring crew in Long Beach, CA organize picket line to protest outlaw employer; request support from the ITF and ILWU

Ship’s seafaring crew in Long Beach, CA organize picket line to protest outlaw employer; request support from the ITF and ILWU

Twenty-one crewmembers serving on the Liberian-flagged vessel Vega-Reederei have organized a picket line at the Port of Long Beach, CA, to protest their employer’s failure to pay workers for up to four months of back wages.

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MUA’s campaign to counter Chevron labor attacks goes global with help from ILWU & other allies

MUA’s campaign to counter Chevron labor attacks goes global with help from ILWU & other allies

The MUA is working closely with the ITF, the ILWU and other allies on a global education campaign to show why Chevron – not workers – is responsible for bloated budgets and growing delays on a massive natural gas project in northwestern Australia

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Longshore solidarity delegations walk the line in Pacific Northwest

Longshore solidarity delegations walk the line in Pacific Northwest

A solidarity delegation of members from ILWU Locals 10 and 13 joined the ILWU Longshore Locals from the Pacific Northwest in Portland and Vancouver, WA the weekend of May 3rd

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Colombian longshore workers face exploitation & racism

Colombian longshore workers face exploitation & racism

Workers must sell paychecks for loans

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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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