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Red Teamsters

Red Teamsters
https://www.jacobinmag.com/2014/10/red-teamsters/
Red Teamsters
by Bryan D. Palmer

The radical teamsters of Minneapolis showed what democratic unionism looks like.

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The ILWU leadership has accepted a deal that will further cripple their union.

The ILWU leadership has accepted a deal that will further cripple their union.
https://www.jacobinmag.com/2014/08/the-latest-defeat/
The Latest Defeat
by Robert Brenner

The ILWU leadership has accepted a deal that will further cripple their union.

Golden Gate Bridge Workers To Hold One Day Strike Next Friday

Golden Gate Bridge Workers To Hold One Day Strike Next Friday
http://sfappeal.com/2014/10/golden-gate-bridge-workers-to-hold-one-day-s...
BROTHERHOOD OF TEAMSTERS LOCAL 856 AND 665 GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE HIGHWAY AND TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT STRIKE by Bay City News |October 9, 2014 6:18 pm

Transport Workers Solidarity Committee’s response to ILWU International’s Statements on ZIM Protests

Transport Workers Solidarity Committee’s response to ILWU International’s Statements on ZIM Protests

Recent ILWU press releases and public statements are misleading and conflict with well-established ILWU policies and positions on Palestine and Israel. The editor of the ILWU newspaper, The Dispatcher, at the direction of the ILWU President, can not overturn those policies and positions without a vote by Convention delegates.

The Stop ZIM Action Committee thanks participants and supporters of the Zim Shanghai blockade on Saturday, September 27, and salutes ILWU Local 10 longshore workers for honoring the picket lines.

The Stop ZIM Action Committee thanks participants and supporters of the Zim Shanghai blockade on Saturday, September 27, and salutes ILWU Local 10 longshore workers for honoring the picket lines.

September 29, 2014

In another resounding victory for Palestine solidarity, labor, Palestine solidarity and community activists successfully picketed the Israeli-owned container ship Zim Shanghai on Saturday, September 27th at the Port of Oakland. ILWU Local 10 longshore workers refused to cross the picket line and sent the ship back to sea with all its cargo still on board.

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