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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...

2013-02-21 08:36:45

MONTREAL, Feb. 21, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The Maritime Employers Association and Local 375 CUPE Longshoremen's have just inked a new collective agreement which will allow the Port of Montreal to continue its operations while remaining competitive and ensuring its growth. The Memorandum of Agreement, signed on January 4, 2013 by both parties, was presented yesterday to union members attending the union meeting. The new collective is valid for a 6 year period and the negotiations focused...

2012-12-04 16:21:58

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Director George H. Cohen issued the following statement today on the ongoing labor negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 63 Office Clerical Unit and the Harbor Employers Association: "Based on a joint request from the parties, negotiations between the International Longshoremen and Warehouse Union Office Clerical Workers and the Harbor Employers Association...

2012-08-20 06:21:41

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Union longshore workers from many Atlantic Coast District Ports are joining forces outside the United States Marine Barracks in Washington, DC to protest the loss of handling military cargo at the Port of Charleston, South Carolina. Hundreds more members of the International Longshoremen's Association are also picketing simultaneously at the Port of Charleston. Both demonstrations in Washington and the Port of Charleston are to protest 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...

2006-01-30 19:27:40

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Union dockworkers on Monday launched their first campaign to reduce air pollution from vessels calling at ports along the U.S. West Coast, joining a wider global effort to curb pollution from shipping. A recently adopted rule requires ships to burn a cleaner marine fuel in auxiliary motors within 24 miles of a California port, but there are no regulations for the main -- diesel -- engines, California Air Resources Board spokesman Jerry Martin said. Without...