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International Longshore and Warehouse Union

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  • Top dockworker union leaves AFL-CIO maritime group

    Citing job poaching by rival unions, the International Longshoremen's Association had disaffiliated with an AFL-CIO maritime coalition, opting instead to form its own group.
  • West Coast dockworkers approve new labor contract

    West Coast dockworkers approve new labor contract
    West Coast dockworkers ratified a labor contract Friday covering 29 ports, ending a year-long process for a new deal that erupted into labor strife on the docks. The new contract, which the union and shipping companies started negotiating last May,...

    West Coast dockworkers union ratifies 5-year contract

    The labor dispute that hobbled international trade through West Coast seaports earlier this year officially ended Friday when the union representing dockworkers announced its members had ratified a five-year contract. Members of the International...

    Companies that employ West Coast dockworkers OK contract

    A spokesman says the companies that employ West Coast dockworkers have approved a proposed contract that restored labor peace to sea ports that had all but stopped moving cargo earlier this year. Steve Getzug, a spokesman for the Pacific Maritime...

    Official claims bad blood with union boss bred West Coast port crisis

    Official claims bad blood with union boss bred West Coast port crisis
    A lawsuit filed last month in Los Angeles Superior Court offers a vividly detailed picture of the obscure waterfront politics that brought Pacific Rim commerce to its knees for several tense weeks earlier this year. The suit, filed by a low-level dock...