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Tag Archive: ILWU

  • Union Faces NLRB Charge for Alleged Rape Threat

    Posted on Mar 10, 2014 by Team

    We’ve covered the despicable behavior of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) before. In a dispute with the Port of Longview, ILWU members stormed the port, and when local media went to ask about the incident, a union member threatened to destroy the reporters’ camera. But a new National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) unfair […]

  • A Brouhaha Over Who Represents Two Employees

    Posted on Jun 20, 2012 by J. Justin Wilson

    There is an ongoing dispute between two unions over which should represent two Port of Portland workers, and now it has become so acrimonious the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has intervened. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) dispute which union has the right to represent the […]