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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.
  • Ports stalemate could hit economic output for $50 billion, study says

    Ports stalemate could hit economic output for $50 billion, study says
    Failure to reach a new labor contract for nearly 20,000 dockworkers at 29 West Coast ports could cause far-reaching disruptions to factory jobs, import prices and even holiday gift-buying habits. So says a new report from the National Assn. of...

    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...

    Is another strike looming for the ports of L.A. and Long Beach?

    Is another strike looming for the ports of L.A. and Long Beach?
    Bargaining units for a clerical workers' union rejected a tentative labor agreement this week that that ended an eight-day strike that shut down the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach late last year. The tentative contract, announced Dec. 4, intially...

    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...