Burglars broke into the ILWU Local 21 Union Hall late Monday night, making off with cash and computers, vandalizing the facility, and causing thousands of dollars in damage to the hall.
They used red spray paint to scrawl slurs on walls, tables and a trophy case, using offensive language including “ILWU Fags” and “Scabs”.
The share of seaborne auto imports will decline this year and for the next two years before leveling off at slightly above 20 percent, according to forecasts by IHS Automotive.
The U.S. auto trade is undergoing a sea change as the import share of the domestic market is set to level off in the next [...]
The Maritime Union of New Zealand has rejected what it called a “cut and paste” collective agreement offer from the Ports of Auckland after the first day of mediation between the two parties.
The two-day mediation is intended to work through the port’s offer of a collective agreement to the union workforce, which it had [...]
A West Coast arbitrator this week ruled that dockworkers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach would not violate their contracts if they honored picket lines set up by clerical employees who have worked without a labor pact for nearly two years.
The ruling overturns a previous decision that forced local longshore [...]
Unions unanimously pass resolution; download it at this link.
LONGVIEW, WA – Union delegates representing a broad swath of public and private sector workers in 30 local unions across Cowlitz and Wahkiakum Counties unanimously passed a resolution denouncing recent arrests and prosecutions of longshore workers and supporters, citing the prosecution’s failure to produce evidence and [...]