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The Transport Workers Solidarity Committee, composed of a handful of retired workers, some actually from the ILWU, convened a well-attended meeting (mostly by long term leftists) in SF on Tuesday, March 31st, at the church across the street from ILWU HQ. 3,520 more words


ILWU delegates recommend ratification of tentative agreement

ILWU caucus delegates voted on April 3 to recommend that union members ratify a tentative agreement that the union’s negotiating team and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) negotiated in February. 747 more words

Representatives Of West Coast Dockworkers Urge Union To OK Contract

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tentative contract agreement that restored the flow of international trade through West Coast seaports took a big step closer Friday to becoming official, as representatives of the dockworkers’ union overwhelmingly recommended that rank-and-file members vote to approve the deal. 142 more words


Port Crisis? Still. Not. Over.

Are you incredulous by this title, that we are still talking about this? You thought this was over, contract was signed? If you know me, or are an importer or exporter, or have trucks at the ports – then you know the day-in, day-out problems we are still having and knows that this crisis is far from over. 924 more words


Workers at ‘America’s best airport’ take low-wage movement to new heights

Joanna Rudolph leaves for work over an hour before it starts each day. She must travel a series of highways to the outskirts of town where the Portland International Airport is located. 1,697 more words


ICTSI Oregon issues statement on court order; worker's union ordered to pay labor relations board

News Release

Official Statement of ICTSI Oregon, Inc. on Court Order for International Longshore and Warehouse Union to pay the National Labor Relations Board

On December 16, 2014, Judge Michael Simon ruled that the ILWU International (International Longshore and Warehouse Union) in San Francisco and ILWU Local 8 in Portland willfully and intentionally violated the court’s previous injunction against work stoppages and slowdowns at Terminal 6. 102 more words

Lessons to Glean From the West Coast Port Dispute

It appears that ports on the US West Coast are back in full swing after a protracted labor dispute delayed cargo worth billions of dollars and caused untold reputational damage to the companies caught in the crossfire. 842 more words