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2014-09-03 16:21:43

Leaders are fighting for the survival of the Canadian Maritime Industry OTTAWA, Sept.

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.

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.

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.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.