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2014-09-03 16:21:43

Leaders are fighting for the survival of the Canadian Maritime Industry OTTAWA, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Maritime and Supply Chain Coalition held a press conference today explaining their significant worries concerning the Canadian-European Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) and the lack of transparency that our government has had when making this deal. This free trade agreement will allow EU beneficially owned Flag of Convenience (FOC) vessels and...

2014-08-04 08:20:35

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service issued the following statement today on the labor negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Northwest grain handlers: "Bargaining continued during the weekend between the Grain Group and the ILWU, with assistance from FMCS Acting Director Scot Beckenbaugh. The parties had lengthy discussions regarding their interests and worked to address...

2013-07-12 23:22:28

Thousands of ILWU union workers in California and Washington protested on July 8, 2013 over medical claim denials and delays as a result of new Union Plan anti-fraud initiatives. Will this signal a U.S. healthcare system meltdown felt by ILWU John Q? ERISAclaim.com announces insights and solutions. Hanover Park, IL (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 As the thousands of ILWU union workers in California went on strike or picketing on July 8, 2013 over medical claim denials or delays, as a result of the...

2010-06-30 18:04:00

LOS ANGELES, June 30 /PRNewswire/ --The negotiating teams representing employers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach released the following statement regarding the status of negotiations with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 63 Office Clerical Unit (OCU): For the past ten weeks, negotiating teams representing 14 terminal operators and ocean carrier agencies at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports complex have been meeting with the International Longshore and...

2009-09-16 15:34:00

Latest Fatal Accident at Southern California Ports Underscores Need to Prioritize the Safety of All Port Workers WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Brotherhood of Teamsters mourns the tragic job-related death of 53-year-old John Robert Kiser, a Lakewood, CA dockworker and member of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU). Tens of thousands of port workers put their lives at risk everyday as they operate heavy, dangerous machinery and handle...

2009-03-03 14:50:00

Miners, Dockworkers Censure Mexican Government over Grupo Mexico Attack SAN FRANCISCO, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unions representing workers around the globe in the mining and maritime industries announced last week that they will protest shipment of goods to and from Mexico to pressure the Mexican government to end its support of corporate attempts to destroy the National Miners' and Metalworkers' Union of Mexico known as Los Mineros. (Logo:...

2008-07-29 03:01:02

By Kris Hanson Nearly five months of bargaining between longshore leaders and waterfront employers came to an end Monday, when a new tentative labor pact was reached for some 26,000 dockworkers along the West Coast. The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association hammered out the final details of the six-year contract covering longshore workers at 29 ports from San Diego to Seattle. Neither side released details of the deal, which still must be...


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