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  • Reduced Port volume means reduced income for Longshoreman

    Do You Have a Plan if You Find Yourself with a Reduced Income?

    Reduced income for Longshoreman is a possibility this year. A recent article in MarineLink.com discussed how June 2013 cargo volumes here at the Port of Los Angeles decreased over seven percent from June 2012. A Port spokesman believes the same amount of cargo is being...

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    The Weekend Guide: Sept. 6 – 8, 2013

    You know what tomorrow is!?! It’s the day before the WEEKEND!  Make sure that your weekend time is enjoyable and spent doing things that you know are fun and enjoyable. Use your Weekend Guide to find something worth doing in the Long Beach, San Pedro and surrounding...

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  • Labor Day & Unions

    How Unions Helped Shape Labor Day

    Most people recognize Labor Day simply as the informal beginning of Fall or as just an extra day off to spend at the beach or BBQ’ing with family and friends. But all of you, as Union members, should feel a special pride the first Monday...

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  • San Pedro Labor Day Festival

    Labor Day Weekend Guide, Aug 30 – Sept 1

    Labor Day is here and is our holiday! We all have worked hard throughout the year and deserve a holiday for us to enjoy our lives and family. Use your Labor Day Weekend Guide to find something worth doing in the LA, Long Beach, San...

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    Why Reviewing Your Credit Report Is So Important

    Recently there was a big news story concerning a lady who won an 18 million dollar settlement from Equifax, one of the nation’s big three credit reporting services. She had numerous errors listed on her credit report simply because Equifax had her report mixed up...

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    The Weekend Guide August 23 – 25, 2013

    You know what’s just around the corner!?! The WEEKEND, the traditional time to rest, relax and enjoy time with people you like. Make that time enjoyable and worth every bit that it can be. Use your Weekend Guide to find something worth doing in the...

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    Helping Our Members Become Fiscally Responsible

    Being fiscally responsible is ageless. Many of the simple basic lessons that we use to teach our children financial responsibility always apply, no matter what your age. Having credit cards are both a curse and a blessing. While they offer a sense of financial security...

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  • BBQ - Long Beach

    The Weekend Guide Aug. 16 – 18, 2013

    What’s about here!?! The WEEKEND, that’s what. Get prepared to have a good time this weekend. Use your Weekend Guide to find something worth doing in the LA, Long Beach, San Pedro areas this weekend. Some of the activities happening this gorgeous SoCal weekend include:...

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  • Having money when you need it - photo

    Having Money When You Need It

    Emergency car repairs, unexpected medical bills, major household expenses…these are things that unfortunately happen to everyone and usually at the most inopportune time. And while the majority of us have some money squirreled away for a rainy day, many times these emergencies end up being...

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