A federal judge on Friday appointed former Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski to help settle a dispute between two unions that has slowed the flow of cargo at the Port of Portland.
Simon made the surprise announcement late Friday afternoon, at the end of a 3 1/2-hour hearing in which the National Labor Relations Board asked [...]
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union has filed a lawsuit against ICTSI Oregon over what it calls the violation of a longstanding collective bargaining agreement between the Pacific Maritime Association, stevedores and the union.
The collective bargaining agreement stems back to the privatisation of Terminal 6 back in 2010 – it was meant to safeguard [...]
PMA and ILWU File Joint Motion in US District Court in Oregon Seeking Immediate Intervention Against Philippines-based ICTSI for Continuing to Violate Collective Bargaining Agreement in Portland
PMA Member Carriers Have Demanded that ICTSI Comply with Contract it Signed when Joining PMA
On Monday, June 18, the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and [...]
Excerpts from the Portland Business Journal and KATU:
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union on Saturday issued a rebuke of a regional National Labor Relations Board ruling claiming it’s been employing delay tactics to slow operations at the Port of Portland’s container terminal as part of an ongoing labor dispute.
The ILWU, though, on Saturday [...]
Union will fight charges; the real issue is that ICTSI is flouting multiple rulings issued against the company for failing to follow its collective bargaining agreement
PORTLAND, OR (June 16, 2012) — The ILWU strongly refutes the allegations in the article published in the Oregonian today and has these additional comments:
The NLRB complaint includes [...]
West Coast Port Employer Group PMA and Longshore Union Seek Temporary and Permanent Injunction against Philippines-based ICTSI and Enforcement of the West Coast Collective Bargaining Agreement to get Cargo Moving at Port of Portland’s Terminal 6
PORTLAND, OR (June 14, 2012) — On Wednesday, June 13, the employer group and union that load and unload [...]
Garry Parsloe, President of MUNZ, accepts a check from ILWU Local 52 in March, presented by Local 52 President Andrea Stevenson to support MUNZ workers during their lockout. Photo by ILWU Local 40 President Dawn Des Brisay.
The Maritime Union has welcomed moves by the owners of Ports of Auckland to ensure it acts as [...]
Email messages show awareness that Prosecuting Attorney Susan Baur was overreaching her role; Chief Criminal Deputy Charlie Rosenzweig acknowledged that treatment of ILWU members was “much more affirmative” and “intentional” than standard procedure
LONGVIEW, WA (March 1, 2012) – Yesterday, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union asked the federal court for leave to add Cowlitz [...]
An ILWU Local 4 longshore worker supports ILWU Local 21 by demonstrating for good union jobs near EGT in Longview, WA. This photo was taken in September 2011 by Don Ryan of the Associated Press and was widely published, including in Time Magazine.
The Daily News in Longview has compiled the following list of [...]
Excerpts from the Daily News:
A Cowlitz County District Court judge has rejected motions from 45 union longshoremen and supporters to dismiss criminal trespassing charges stemming from two September protests at the EGT grain terminal at the Port of Longview.
Leal Sundet, the ILWU’s coast committeeman, said Marshall’s decision wasn’t surprising, but union attorneys think [...]
Attorney for ILWU Neil Fox shows that demonstrators were within their legal right to exercise their Free Speech rights on Sept. 7, 2011. The Daily News reported that the Cowlitz County deputy prosecutor admitted in court at Cowlitz County Hall of Justice that he wasn’t certain what areas were illegal for protesters to enter. [...]
The charges discussed today stemmed from a September 7, 2011 Free Speech demonstration at which police attacked workers for standing up for good jobs. Dawn Des Brisay photo.
A Cowlitz County District Court judge is mulling a Longshore union request to dismiss criminal trespassing charges filed against several dozen dockworkers and their supporters.
Union lawyers [...]