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Dispatch from a union town: How the ILWU created 'the American dream' in San Pedro

Dispatch from a union town: How the ILWU created 'the American dream' in San Pedro
http://www.scpr.org/news/2015/02/20/49950/dispatch-from-a-union-town-how...
Ben Bergman February 20 2015
About one in four people in San Pedro and the surrounding area either work for the union or retired from it, and most businesses have a sign supporting the ILWU in their window.

Labor fight at West Coast ports comes to an end — for now Trade-dependent businesses know that this isn't the end of drama on the nation's screwed-up docks.

Labor fight at West Coast ports comes to an end — for now
Trade-dependent businesses know that this isn't the end of drama on the nation's screwed-up docks.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/02/21/labor-fight-a...

By Lydia DePillis February 21 at 10:34 AM

Longshore dispute

ILWU Local 23 Pres Dean McGrath responds to Jim McKenna-Blames Foreign Companies

ILWU Local 23 Pres Dean McGrath responds to Jim McKenna-Blames Foreign Companies
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmZNvk8ZkHs
Published on Feb 6, 2015
Local 23's president, Dean McGrath, responds to PMA President Jim McKenna's press release regarding contract negotiations between the two parties.

Issues Facing The ILWU-Local 10 Member Anthony Leviege

Issues Facing The ILWU-Local 10 Member Anthony Leviege
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqSJZ7XEt3o
ILWU west coast longshore workers are facing a growing attack on their union and conditions. The Pacific Maritime Assocaition is aggressively seeking to weaken the union. ILWU Local 10 member Anthony Leviege talks about these attacks and how the union should fight back. The interview was done on February 20, 2015.
Production of Labor Video Project www.laborvideo.org

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