Tag Archives: International Longshore and Warehouse Union

BART workers face strike-breaking tactics

Several hundred rallied in support of Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) workers trying to negotiate a contract with a modest raise and no more takeaways. Continue reading

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Discussion article: Voices from Occupy: West Coast port shutdowns and forms of labor struggle

From the new September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Discussion article Voices from Occupy: West Coast port shutdowns and forms of labor struggle by Javier, Advance the Struggle The defeat of International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 21 … Continue reading

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Workshop Talks: Capitalism trashes union democracy

From the new July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Workshop Talks Capitalism trashes union democracy by Htun Lin The “Great Recession” we’re living in will continue so long as we accept that there is no alternative to capitalism. It … Continue reading

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Dockers, Occupy close Western ports

From the new January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Dockers, Occupy close Western ports Oakland, Calif.–Following a shutdown of the Oakland Port on Nov. 2, whose success took the port and city authorities by surprise, Occupy Oakland called another … Continue reading

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Remember Oscar Grant

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Remember Oscar Grant Oakland, Calif.—The Oscar Grant Committee held its first public forum on Sept. 13 at the main hall of Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library to a packed audience of activists and … Continue reading

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Labor support for Oscar Grant

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Labor for Oscar Grant Oakland, Cal.–On Oct. 23 the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) closed all the ports in the Bay Area, leading labor and community in support of Oscar … Continue reading

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