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Port of Oakland Operations Halted as Worker Death Investigated

July 17, 2013 | 11:19 am

Port of Oakland Operations Halted as Worker Death Investigated

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International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) members have shut down the Port of Oakland because of a death on the job. The union is “standing down” to show solidarity with Joy Daniels, who died in a vehicle crash last night. It also wants to ensure that authorities conduct an investigation into why and how that […]

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Did Rank-and-File Union Members Support the Port Shutdown?

December 13, 2011 | 4:35 pm

Did Rank-and-File Union Members Support the Port Shutdown?

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During our coverage of the Oakland port shutdown yesterday, we wrote a little bit about labor’s decidedly tepid if not negative response to Occupy Oakland’s protest on behalf of Longview, Washington ILWU workers in a dispute with the grain exporter EGT. The leadership of the ILWU as well as various locals declared their opposition to […]

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