At the 49th Annual Pacific Coast Pensioners Association Convention, September 11, 2016 through September 14, 2016, a new Harry Bridges statue was unveiled at the Local 23 (Tacoma) Dispatch Hall.
The attendees also participated in a reenactment of the 1916 strike on the 11th Street Bridge in Tacoma.
See picture below of Harry Bridges statute, along with ILWU Pensioners and ILWU Secretary-Treasurer Willie Adams.
Today, the Local 63 Ballot Committee tabulated the results of the June 2016 Special Referendum Ballot on the question of amending Article IV of the Local 63 Constitution. The amendments passed.
Click on below link to see the results.
The Joint Port Labor Relations Committee has issued a Notice of Responsibility as a reminder that all Longshore Division workers are required to maintain a valid mailing address on file with PMA.
In this Notice, the JPLRC has included an important update about the upcoming Casual process for LA/Long Beach.
On Friday, June 3, 2016, ILWU Locals 13, 63, 94, 63 Office Clerical, Pacific Maritime Association, several Employers, the Port of Los Angeles, and various community businesses and other local supporters came together for the 11th Annual ILWU-PMA Fundraising Luncheon for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Los Angeles Harbor. The Boys and Girls Clubs of LA Harbor serves over 12,000 at-risk youth annually at 14 sites. Its College Bound program provides daily pathway support to over 1,900 harbor youth.
This year, we are proud to report that, working together, we raised over $77,000 for the Clubs, exceeding last year’s fundraising of $70,000.