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International Longshore and Warehouse Union
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Pandemic Turns Cruise Boom into Bust

Fri, 03/12/2021 - 10:32
 Many ILWU jobs at cruise terminals have been lost since COVID-19 caused a growing industry to shut down By all accounts, 2020 was going to be a boom time for cruise terminals and ILWU jobs on the U.S. West Coast. Ports from Seattle to San Diego had invested in major cruise terminal upgrades, announced new […]
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ILWU Condemns coup in Myanmar

Fri, 03/05/2021 - 17:19
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Call to the ILWU 38th Convention

Tue, 03/02/2021 - 12:01
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Honoring Black history

Fri, 02/12/2021 - 16:09
In honor of Black History Month, the Dispatcher interviewed African-American ILWU members and pensioners from across the union. They shared their stories about the careers, their activism, and perspectives on the ILWU and being a part of a union. Demetrius Freeman Local 30 Chief Steward I come from a union family. My dad is a […]
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COVID-19 pandemic: A year of record highs and devastating lows

Thu, 02/04/2021 - 17:14
ILWU Longshore workers have been loading and unloading cargo nonstop on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic since February 2020, when cruise ships first arrived in U.S. West Coast ports with infected passengers and their cargo, igniting questions about how to protect workers and the community from the virus.
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ILWU statement on the events of January 6

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 18:30
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Happy New Year to the ILWU family (video)

Wed, 12/30/2020 - 13:00
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ILWU Leadership webinar series

Sun, 12/20/2020 - 12:23
The ILWU is hosting a series of webinars in the coming months as part of our leadership education programming.
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