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ILWU pensioners picket in Tacoma over unpaid health benefits

Excerpts from The News Tribune:

According to a leaflet being distributed by the pickets, they were protesting the failure of the Pacific Maritime Association to pay medical bills they and their family members have incurred since their retirement.

“PMA employers are taking away medical insurance from ILWU pensioners, their surviving spouses and children,” said the […]