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ILWU members elect new leaders: Adams, Olvera, Furtado and Ferris

he ILWU’s first contested election in 18 years has yielded a new leadership team led by International President Willie Adams, Vice President (Mainland) Bobby Olvera, Jr., and Secretary- Treasurer Ed Ferris. Incumbent Wesley Furtado was re-elected to a sixth term as International Vice President (Hawaii)

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Indoor heat kills & injures workers, so why isn’t there a law to stop it?

When workers go to work during the summer months at Rite Aid’s Distribution Center in the Mojave Desert, their million-square-foot steel building without air conditioning can sometimes feel like an oven

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51st annual Pacific Coast Pensioners convenes in Portland

The Pacific Coast Pensioners Association (PCPA) held their 51st Annual Convention from September 16-19 in Portland, OR. A total of 154 people attended this year’s meeting including 88 PCPA delegates who tackled issues ranging from Long Term Health Care Insurance to the importance of getting out- the-vote for pro-union candidates in the November mid-term elections. [&hellip

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Longshore Division and Local 19 donate $200,000 to Frank Jenkins Jr. Fellowship at UW

Coast Committeeman Cam Williams on behalf of the Coast Committee and the Longshore Division, presented a $100,000 check to the UW to establish a fellowship in the name of Frank Jenkins Jr

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My last column: Hanging my hook after 50 years

For many years, I’ve shared my thoughts in these President’s Columns, but this one has been the most difficult. 


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ILWU members help tenants fight evictions and build power in Tacoma

ILWU members help tenants fight evictions and build power in Tacoma

When I arrived for my first meeting of the Tiki Tenants Organizing Committee in Tacoma this past April, a group of 50 people were already gathering in the outdoor courtyard and sitting in a circle of mismatched chairs

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Indoor heat kills & injures workers, so why isn’t there a law to stop it?

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When workers go to work during the summer months at Rite Aid’s Distribution Center in the Mojave Desert, their million-square-foot steel building without air conditioning can sometimes feel like an oven

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Young dockworkers in London

Young dockworkers in London

The ITF leadership understands that the new generation of workers have to participate in decisions because we will be most affected by automation and other changes in our workplaces

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ILWU Library and Archives

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The ILWU Library and Archives website is a digital collection of the some the materials in the ILWU library.

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ILWU members elect new leaders: Adams, Olvera, Furtado and Ferris

he ILWU’s first contested election in 18 years has yielded a new leadership team led by International President Willie Adams, Vice President (Mainland) Bobby Olvera, Jr., and Secretary- Treasurer Ed Ferris. Incumbent Wesley Furtado was re-elected to a sixth term as International Vice President (Hawaii)

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Indoor heat kills & injures workers, so why isn’t there a law to stop it?

Indoor heat kills & injures workers, so why isn’t there a law to stop it?

When workers go to work during the summer months at Rite Aid’s Distribution Center in the Mojave Desert, their million-square-foot steel building without air conditioning can sometimes feel like an oven

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51st annual Pacific Coast Pensioners convenes in Portland

The Pacific Coast Pensioners Association (PCPA) held their 51st Annual Convention from September 16-19 in Portland, OR. A total of 154 people attended this year’s meeting including 88 PCPA delegates who tackled issues ranging from Long Term Health Care Insurance to the importance of getting out- the-vote for pro-union candidates in the November mid-term elections. [&hellip

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Support for former ILWU International President Dave Arian

Friday Sept. 7, 5PM-6PM Red Men Hall
543 Shepard St, San Pedro

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Longshore Division and Local 19 donate $200,000 to Frank Jenkins Jr. Fellowship at UW

Coast Committeeman Cam Williams on behalf of the Coast Committee and the Longshore Division, presented a $100,000 check to the UW to establish a fellowship in the name of Frank Jenkins Jr

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My last column: Hanging my hook after 50 years

For many years, I’ve shared my thoughts in these President’s Columns, but this one has been the most difficult. 

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Social Security Privatization is a disaster in Chile; Anti-union politicians and Wall St. still want it here

Social Security Privatization is a disaster in Chile; Anti-union politicians and Wall St. still want it here

The following article looks at Chile’s disastrous experiment with privatizing their once-public Social Security system

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A large group of clients, community leaders, pet owners and union members came out on April 12 to show their support for a successful organizing effort by nearly 100 workers at the Bay Area’s largest animal hospital

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ILWU members help tenants fight evictions and build power in Tacoma

ILWU members help tenants fight evictions and build power in Tacoma

When I arrived for my first meeting of the Tiki Tenants Organizing Committee in Tacoma this past April, a group of 50 people were already gathering in the outdoor courtyard and sitting in a circle of mismatched chairs

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Tragedy in Longview

Ship’s parted line snaps back in Longview, ending two lives and impacting many more

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