The Costa Rican government said on Saturday that it will continue with its plans to modernize the Limón docks, with or without the support of the JAPDEVA union [SINTRAJAP]. The election of Ronaldo Blear as leader of the JAPDEVA union is a signal from the union members not to privatize the docks, seeing the government’s […]
The Lower Monumental lock on the Columbia River is one of several being replaced between now and March. In the meantime, grain is bring transported by rail or truck. The port initiated the subsidies to offset the cost of truck or rail transportation while the river system is closed for three months of repairs, said […]
Denver City Councilman Paul Lopez met a delegation of ILA supporters outside in 28-degree weather recently and stated, “It’s a cold day and a cold night but this is an action of solidarity. We are here because what Del Monte is doing is undermining the fundamental pillars of the work force in America. They are […]
On September 26, 2008, Blue Diamond workers and ILWU Local 17 held a press conference announcing that they will be filing for a union election.
On September 26, 2008, Blue Diamond workers and ILWU Local 17 held a press conference announcing that they will be filing for a union election. Presidential candidate Barack Obama supports Blue Diamond workers and International VP Joseph Radisich read Obama’s letter of support. Video Rating: 0 / 5 ILWU Local 10 drill team members march […]
ILWU President Bob McEllrath in Sydney showing support for dockworkers re new contracts. Joined by Paddy Crumlin Australian Secretary Video Rating: 4 / 5 ILWU Local 63 Secretary-Treasurer Peter Peyton asks US Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Michael Jackson why American dockworkers are required to pass background checks and pay for a TWIC card, when transport […]
Went up to Boron, CA in the high desert to demonstrate solidarity with the locked out miners at Rio Tinto’s borax mines in Boron. The local union there, ILWU 30, has been faced with a company that wants to use this recession as a way to undo seniority and other gains by the workers. Video […]
16 February 2010 – ITF Rally against Rio Tinto in support of 560 sacked ILWU members of Boron Mine (Mojave Valley, USA) on 29 January 2010.