Submitted by solidarity on Tue, 11/11/2014 - 03:51
West Coast port slowdown raises fears of ILWU dockworker strike or lockout
A container ship is docked at the Port of Los Angeles on Terminal Island. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
By ANDREW KHOURI
A six-year agreement covering nearly 20,000 dockworkers at 29 West Coast ports expired July 1
Submitted by solidarity on Fri, 11/28/2014 - 22:57
Southland would quickly feel economic effects of a port shutdown
BOB CHAMBERLIN, LOS ANGELES TIMES
BY ANDREW KHOURI
November 28, 2014, 6:40 p.m.
Elbowing their way into malls this weekend for dolls, televisions and reindeer sweaters, shoppers probably will give little thought to how the future holiday presents got to retail shelves.
Submitted by solidarity on Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:19
Submitted by solidarity on Sun, 04/27/2014 - 08:40
May 4, 2014 Solidarity Rally For Locked Out ILWU Local 8 Workers At Columbia Grain In Portland, Oregon
There will be a solidarity rally for the locked out ILWU Local 8 members at Columbia Grain at the Port of Portland.
The ILUW Local 8 members have been locked out for 365 days.
Call 503-0224-9310 for more information.
For more video:
ILWU Local 8 Picket Scabs At Columbia Grain On June 1, 2013
Submitted by solidarity on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 12:24
Scab Bus Blocked at Port of Vancouver where ILWU has been locked out
March 03, 2014 / Lataya Dailey, Dustin Hawks, and Shane Burleyenlarge or shrink textlogin or register to comment
The lockout of Pacific Northwest grain workers has hit a full year. They marked the grim anniversary with an early-morning direct action. Photo: Shane Burley.