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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.
  • AFL-CIO seeks political alliance with progressive groups

    Conservatives have coalesced behind tea party themes of reducing spending and cutting the federal deficit, creating a political powerhouse that has championed those causes on Capitol Hill. Now, the nation's largest affiliation of unions is trying to...

    AFL-CIO convention kicks off in Los Angeles

    AFL-CIO convention kicks off in Los Angeles
    The quadrennial AFL-CIO convention kicks off in Los Angeles on Sunday with the aim to coalesce unions and progressive groups who are here to strategize ways to reinvigorate the flailing labor movement. With about 5,000 attendees expected to attend the...

    AFL-CIO convention 2013: Largest labor union makes plans to get larger

    AFL-CIO convention 2013: Largest labor union makes plans to get larger
    On the first full day of the AFL-CIO convention in Los Angeles, labor leaders were expected to debate and vote on a resolution that they hope will bring into the fold new non-union groups, adding hundreds of thousands of new members.  The country's...

    Ports of L.A., Long Beach warn of delays if sequestration occurs

    Ports of L.A., Long Beach warn of delays if sequestration occurs
    Operations at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach may slow if automatic spending cuts go into effect Friday, port officials said, as fewer U.S. customs officers would delay the flow of international cargo through the massive sea ports. Officials...