The ILWU Longshore Caucus began Monday in Panama City. Today this article was published in Panama On, and is translated below:
La Unión de Prácticos del Canal de Panamá recibe en […]
The Panama Canal Pilots Union, which is in negotiations for a new five-year contract, said it was encouraged by statements made by Panama Canal Authority CEO Jorge Quijano at the 15th annual TPM Conference here Tuesday.
The union, which is affiliated with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, has expressed concern about two safety issues […]
Click on the video to watch the Panama Canal Pilots voice their concerns.
The long-awaited expansion of the Panama Canal has taken a somewhat different course from that initially proposed, according to the Panama Canal Pilots’ Union, and as such, may pose significant threats to the safety of navigation in the Canal.
From the Journal of Commerce:
The Occupy movement has yet to clearly define the goals it hopes to accomplish in shutting down the ports. Nor has the movement come to grips with the impact of its actions on the many longshoremen, truck drivers, rail yard employees and other blue-collar workers in the harbor, all of […]
Historic pact will join workers in global supply chain
SAN FRANCISCO, CA [September 15, 2011] — The ILWU announced a new partnership linking West Coast dockworkers with hundreds of Panama Canal Pilots. The new affiliation will create a larger and stronger union to help workers occupying key links in the global supply chain.
“Our affiliation […]
Harley Shaiken, a UC Berkeley professor specializing in labor issues, described the alliance as “a ‘wow’ moment” that could greatly increase the collective bargaining power of both unions.
ILWU International President Bob McEllrath said the affiliation “will provide a new level of strength and unity for workers in both organizations. Our goal is to hold […]
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