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 [...]
From the Journal of Commerce:
Office clerical workers and waterfront employers in Los Angeles-Long Beach have agreed to continue negotiating throughout the month of September.
In an announcement published on its Web site, the Los Angeles/Long Beach Harbor Employers Association released the following statement regarding its contract negotiations with the Office Clerical Unit of International [...]
Contract negotiations resumed Tuesday between office clerical workers and waterfront employers in Southern California. It was the first face-to-face meeting in six months between the Office Clerical Unit of International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 63 and the attorney representing 14 waterfront employers.
Employers received a shock last month when the coast arbitrator who handles [...]
The waterfront arbitrator in Southern California ordered longshoremen back to work over the weekend, ruling they could not honor picket lines established by striking office clerical workers at marine terminals in Los Angeles-Long Beach.
The Pacific Maritime Association, which represents the terminal operators, asked the area arbitrator to rule on the validity of the pickets. [...]
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 [...]
Clerical workers who have been without a contract for 17 months hit the picket line this afternoon at several terminals spread across the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Around noon, office clerks began staging an “informational picket” at the China Shipping, NYK and and Evergreen shipping terminals at the Port of Los [...]
One year has passed, and a contract has not been reached between the union representing 900 clerical workers and a group of 14 shippers and terminal operators at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Negotiations have remained peaceful, but the yearlong struggle to strike up a labor pact has languished as both sides [...]