ILWU Coast Contract Fight With Norm Parks

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WorkWeek focuses on the ILWU west coast contract negotiations which have been going on since July 2015. Norm Parks, a retired Portland ILWU Local 8 leader and ILWU international negotiator discusses past negotiations including the lessons of defeats in Northwest grain and EGT in Longview, Washington. He also discusses the present contract struggle on the West Coast where longshore workers have been under attack and the ILWU International and negotiating committee has agreed to a Federal mediator who was used in the concessionary Northwest grain contract.
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