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Origins Of The Transport Workers Solidarity Committee TWSC

 
  Origins of the Transport Workers Solidarity Committee
 
In April 2003, at the start of the Iraq War, anti-war protesters organized demonstrations in the port of Oakland to stop the shipment of war materiel. They chanted “The war is for profit. Workers can stop it.” Without warning, Oakland police attacked the demonstrators and longshoremen who work in the port injuring scores. The UN Human Rights Commission criticized the U.S. government for its violent repression of protesters. 
 

ILWU Local 21 Pres Dan Coffman Interview: We were fighting for everyone's rights

 

INTERVIEW: DAN COFFMAN

 

 

ILWU Local 21 Pres Dan Coffman Interview: We were fighting for everyone's rights
May 30, 2012
http://socialistworker.org/2012/05/30/the-struggle-in-longview
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IBU ILWU Bay Are Golden Gate Bridge District Ferry workers promise end to one-day strike

 

 

IBU ILWU Bay Are Golden Gate Bridge District Ferry workers promise end to one-day strike

"There will be a lot of people celebrating that bridge, which was made with all union labor," Secchitano said Saturday. "What about treating the workers with the same level of respect?"  

Ferry workers promise end to one-day strike

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