Submitted by solidarity on Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:24
Submitted by solidarity on Wed, 10/08/2014 - 20:13
Transport Workers Solidarity Committee’s response to ILWU International’s Statements on ZIM Protests
Recent ILWU press releases and public statements are misleading and conflict with well-established ILWU policies and positions on Palestine and Israel. The editor of the ILWU newspaper, The Dispatcher, at the direction of the ILWU President, can not overturn those policies and positions without a vote by Convention delegates.
Submitted by solidarity on Tue, 09/30/2014 - 08:25
The Stop ZIM Action Committee thanks participants and supporters of the Zim Shanghai blockade on Saturday, September 27, and salutes ILWU Local 10 longshore workers for honoring the picket lines.
September 29, 2014
In another resounding victory for Palestine solidarity, labor, Palestine solidarity and community activists successfully picketed the Israeli-owned container ship Zim Shanghai on Saturday, September 27th at the Port of Oakland. ILWU Local 10 longshore workers refused to cross the picket line and sent the ship back to sea with all its cargo still on board.
Submitted by solidarity on Sat, 09/27/2014 - 11:35
Victory At Port Of Oakland SSA Picket Of Zim Shanghai-Rally & March Continuing At 4:30 PM West Oakland BART
The blockade of the Zim Shanghai continues tonight, after all but one ILWU longshore worker refused to take the job at morning dispatch.
Gather at W. Oakland BART by 4:30pm tonight to march and/or carpool to the port, or come directly to the SSA Terminal, Berth 57, at the Port of Oakland by 5pm.
Please continue to check text messages, Twitter and Facebook for alerts and updates.
Submitted by solidarity on Sat, 09/27/2014 - 11:29
Protesters picket another Zim vessel in Oakland
Bill Mongelluzzo, Senior Editor | Sep 27, 2014 1:23PM EDT
About 40 anti-Israel protesters picketed the vessel Zim Shanghai Saturday morning at the Port of Oakland. The vessel was not worked during the day shift.
Port of Oakland spokesman Roberto Bernardo said no other vessels at the port were affected by the picketing.