Japanese union members tell Itochu: Hands off ILWU! October 14, 2011
On Friday, October 14, members of Japanese unions met at the headquarters of Itochu Corporation (伊藤忠商事株式会社) to protest the massive company’s union-busting efforts in Longview, Washington, where it is part owner of EGT along with STX Pan Ocean and Bunge.
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The Port Executive Committee has put out to tender a contract for hiring of legal persons for the provision of services in the ports of Acajutla and La Union in 2012.
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Contrary to early concerns about exporting logs next to cruise ships, the Port of Astoria has learned that cruise ship passengers find the log handling operations to be an interesting sight. Photo by Jeff Smith, President of ILWU Local 8.
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