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    2011 ILWU Children’s Christmas Party

    There’s was a slight chill in the air upon arriving at the ILWU Memorial Hall. The minor bite of the Southern California winter lingered in the early morning hours, yet did little to stop the kind acts in motion. We entered the hall and in...

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    Occupy protesters disrupt West Coast ports – as featured in CNN

    The Occupy movement moved it’s way to the ports along the West Coast on Monday, and temporarily shut down port facilities in Oakland, Los Angeles and Portland, Oregon. The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) which represents 15,000 dock workers, elected to detach itself from...

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    ILWU 14th Annual “Feed the Community” Day

    From a company and individual perspective, we felt honored to witness and be part of the ILWU’s 14th Annual “Feed the Community” event. You often hear about that holiday or Christmas feeling in the air, while Thanksgiving is more often associated with a scent –...

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  • Photo: A Cowlitz County sheriff's deputy grabs one of hundreds of longshoremen trying to block a grain train bound for an export facility in Longview, Wash. Credit: Don Ryan / Associated Press

    Hundreds of longshoremen storm grain terminal in Washington – as featured in The Los Angeles Times

    In Longview, Washington, hundreds of longshoremen blocked the entrance of a grain terminal. The police were far outnumbered. 300-400 Longshoremen appeared and more are expected. The ILWU called for mobilization on their ILWU Facebook Page. Click here to read more about this article from the Los Angeles Times...

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