Office clerical workers at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach ratified a new contract in late February that covers 450 members of Local 63’s Office Clerical Unit (OCU)
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Four hundred and fifty office clerical workers ended their one-week strike to secure good jobs for working families in the harbor community by winning new protections that will help prevent jobs from being outsourced to Texas, Taiwan and beyond
Port workers pursue outsourcing agreement with help from federal mediator to secure good jobs and end strike
LOS ANGELES, CA – ILWU office clerical workers will work with a federal mediator in order to secure an agreement with employers that protects good jobs from being outsourced from communities surrounding the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The decision to work with the federal mediator follows an all-night negotiating session led by [&hellip
Dear Brothers and Sisters, As you know, members of the Office Clerical Unit (OCU) of Local 63 of the ITF-affiliated International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) have been on strike since 27 November 2012. Dock workers have respected their picket lines, effectively shutting down many of the terminals at the ports of Los Angeles-Long Beach. [&hellip
CBS affiliate KCAL9 aired this video last night of employers walking away from the bargaining table with the ILWU while the union was willing to marathon bargain in order to reach an agreement and reopen the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
The Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO stands in full support of the 800 striking office clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach who are waging a valiant battle to save good-paying jobs that drive our nation’s economy
“I am proud to stand in complete solidarity with the ILWU clerical workers and their supporters in their attempts to prevent good American jobs from being sent overseas.”
“I am proud to stand with my brothers and sisters of ILWU Local 63 Office Clerical Unit as they stand up against outsourcing,” said Congresswoman Sánchez
Longshoremen exercise their contractual right to refuse to cross anti-outsourcing picket line at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach
Union and employers confirm that the ILWU Local 63 Office Clerical Unit picket line is bona fide and that longshoremen have a contractual right to respect the picket lines
SAN PEDRO, CA — In response to the developing strike action taken by workers of ILWU Local 63’s Office Clerical Unit, Congresswoman Janice Hahn released the following statement: “I stand in solidarity with the hard working clerical workers, most of whom are women, of the ILWU Local 63’s Office Clerical Unit who are striking today [&hellip