Office clerical workers in Los Angeles-Long Beach late Wednesday approved a tentative contract that had been negotiated by their officers but was later rejected by several of the union’s bargaining units.
John Fageaux, president of International Longshore and Warehouse Unit Local 63, and Stephen Berry, lead negotiator for the Harbor Employers Association, released a joint [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 CONTACTS: Craig Merrilees 510-774-5325, Roy San Filippo 213-221-5712
LOS ANGELES, CA — Four hundred and fifty office clerical workers ended their one-week strike to secure good jobs for working families in the harbor community by winning new protections that will help prevent jobs from being outsourced to Texas, [...]
From the Long Beach Post:
President Barack Obama joined a number of affected organizations and top local officials Monday in urging the two bargaining parties in the ongoing clerical-workers strike at the port of Los Angeles and Long Beach to come to an agreement as quickly as possible.
“I can just tell you that we—and [...]
In what is probably the most significant development to emerge from more than two years of negotiation between office clerical workers and waterfront employers in Los Angeles-Long Beach, the parties issued a statement Thursday indicating they wish to avoid a strike or lockout.
John Fageaux, lead negotiator for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local [...]
From yesterday’s Los Angeles Times:
California Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein today joined a growing chorus of concern over the status of long stalled labor contract negotiations at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
More than two years have passed since the last contract expired between the small Office Clerical Unit of [...]
The Journal of Commerce reports on the ups and downs of negotiations between ILWU Clerical Workers and the employer:
July 31, 2012, 2:02 AM:
Two-hours of discussions Monday end on sour note, with no new talks planned
Contract negotiations between office clerical workers and the attorney representing waterfront employers in Los Angeles-Long Beach resumed Monday [...]
The Journal of Commerce reported on today’s events:
Contract negotiations between office clerical workers and waterfront employers in Southern California broke off after only two days of talks, opening up at least a theoretical possibility of picketing and job actions at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Some terminal operators were making arrangements [...]
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union office clerical workers who are picketing four terminals in Los Angeles-Long Beach Friday argue employers are outsourcing jobs that belong to the union.
“We’re taking this action to help our communities stand up against the corporate greed that’s been wrecking America,” said John Fageaux, president of the ILWU Local [...]