TACOMA, WA (October 7, 2011) – The U.S. District Court in Tacoma today made a specific finding that EGT’s lease at the port of Longview incorporates the ILWU Local 21 working agreement, explaining on Page 9 of today’s decision:
“Here, the parties were acutely aware of the Working Agreement, and of the Port’s (and the [...]
The following letter of solidarity comes from Dave Nolan, Executive Vice President of MEBA District No. 1-PCD.
The Marine Engineers Beneficial Association (MEBA AFL-CIO) stands in solidarity with the brothers and sisters of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) in their struggle to exercise their rights in the Port of Longview, Washington. Approximately 135 [...]
In Wednesday’s broadcast, NBC Bay Area joined ILWU Local 10 longshoreman Bill Galea 110 feet up in an APL crane at the Port of Oakland.
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A Rainier man was the 213th person arrested since the ongoing Port of Longview union dispute began this summer. The 39-year-old longshoreman faces charges of second-degree criminal trespass, obstructing a train, second-degree burglary and sabotage. The burglary and sabatoge charges are both felonies that stem from his alleged participation in a Sept. 8 gate breach [...]