Submitted by solidarity on Sun, 08/31/2014 - 19:33
ILWU Rank and File Back Picket Of Zim ship Piraeus At Port Of Oakland
In a four day labor community picket at the Port of Oakland, ILWU
rank and file from Local 10 and Local 34 abided by a picket line
despite the presence of hundreds of police and Alameda County
Deputies to force the longshore workers to cross the picket lines.
The picketing which took place between August 17 through
Submitted by solidarity on Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:45
Submitted by solidarity on Wed, 08/27/2014 - 03:36
"Hands Up, Don't Ship!" Minneapolis UPS workers protest shipments to Missouri police
A dozen part-time UPS workers in Minneapolis took protest action on the job August 22, after discovering ties between Missouri law enforcement and a company, Law Enforcement Targets, whose shipments we handle each day.
Submitted by solidarity on Wed, 08/27/2014 - 03:31
ILWU Struggles 1984-2010, The Struggle Continues
The ILWU and especially ILWU Local 10 in the bay area has
played a significant role in many labor and solidarity struggles.
These include the struggle against South African apartheid, the
IBU-ILWU strike solidarity action in Redwood City, the Neptune
Jade struggle, the west coast strike for Mumia Abu-Jamal, the 2002 lockout, the
May 2008 strike against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the
Submitted by solidarity on Sat, 08/23/2014 - 18:58