International Longshore and Warehouse Union

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International Longshore and Warehouse Union
International Longshore and Warehouse Union logo.PNG
President:Robert McEllrath
Vice-president:Ray Familathe (Mainland) and Wesley “Wes” Furtado (Hawaii)
Year created:1937
Website:http://www.ilwu.org/
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) works to protect the interests of longshore workers. Longshore workers unload ships. The union has around 42,000 members in over 60 local unions in several states. The ILWU also has members in the Inlandboatmen’s Union of the Pacific as well as ILWU Canadian Area. The ILWU was created in 1937.[1]

History

The ILWU was founded in 1937 and was designed to organize longshore workers. Throughout the organization's history, their mission has been to protect the interests of their members, including bargaining for fair wages, time off and safer work environments.[2]

Leadership

The ILWU is governed by their executive board.[3]

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