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The articles excerpted on this site report on the state of the industry as seen by mainstream media, and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the officers of the ILWU Coast Longshore Division.

Vallejo residents and ILWU Local 10 agree: No to cement proposal

ILWU Local 10 President Ed Ferris and Vice President Melvin MacKay step up to the mic with Peter Brooks of Fresh Air Vallejo to oppose the Orcem cement plant proposal in Vallejo, California, on May 10.

Excerpts from KGO News:

Residents in Vallejo are protesting a plan to build a cement factory and deep-water […]

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Longshore workers return to work at Oakland terminal after safety issues resolved

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (August 19, 2014) – Longshore workers were able to safely enter the gate of an Oakland terminal on Tuesday night and work the ZIM vessel PIRAEUS. Unlike previous shifts over the last several days, the number of demonstrators and police at the terminal’s gate was small, and Longshore workers determined that the […]

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New Zealand: Thousands rally for sacked Ports workers

Watch video: “Thousands of Port Workers March”

ILWU Local 10’s Melvin MacKay and MUNZ’ Joe Fleetwood, photographed at Saturday’s rally by MUNZ dockworker Dave Phillips.

ONE News reporter Stephen Smith said around 5000 protesters, including firefighters, meat workers, rest home nurses, even politicians, took to street, yelling slogans such as “workers rights are under attack!” […]

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