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March 16, 1998 | DAN WEIKEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"An injury to one is an injury to all." For years that classic expression of worker solidarity was well-known to the rank and file at Local 13 of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union. It was emblazoned on the hats and jackets members wore to work in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. It topped the letterhead of their union bulletins and was inscribed on a plaque at Local 13's business hall in Wilmington.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 2001 | LOUIS SAHAGUN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As hundreds of school-age campers were boarding a Catalina Island-bound vessel Wednesday morning, they were greeted by about 50 union boatmen protesting hiring practices on board. Many of the union demonstrators were former crew members of the boat, now operated by Catalina Classic Cruises, which bought the vessel from a firm that shut down in November. Catalina Classic, however, has refused to rehire any of the members of the marine division of the International Longshore & Warehouse Union.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 2001 | LOUIS SAHAGUN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As hundreds of school-age campers were boarding a Catalina Island-bound vessel Wednesday morning, they were greeted by about 50 union boatmen protesting hiring practices on board. Many of the union demonstrators were former crew members of the boat, now operated by Catalina Classic Cruises, which bought the vessel from a firm that shut down in November. Catalina Classic, however, has refused to rehire any of the members of the marine division of the International Longshore & Warehouse Union.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 25, 1999 | DAN WEIKEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Labor tensions flared in the county's busy ports Wednesday as union representatives for the majority of tugboat crews charged that one of the largest providers of tug service in the harbor is trying to eliminate their bargaining power amid negotiations. The Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific, which represents about 250 tugboat personnel in the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, has filed an unfair labor practices complaint with federal authorities against Gulf Caribe Maritime Inc.
NEWS
February 5, 1988
Britain's National Union of Seamen called off a ferry strike that disrupted passenger and freight service to the Continent, Ireland and the Scottish islands for two days. The end of the ferry strike came one day after hundreds of nurses staged a one-day walkout. Seamen's union officials agreed to call off their strike while appearing in the High Court, where the two main ferry companies--P & O and Sealink--are seeking to obtain an injunction outlawing the walkout.
BUSINESS
August 18, 1987 | HARRY BERNSTEIN
There is a real possibility that the nation's auto makers soon will sign another pioneering contract with the United Auto Workers that could strengthen the industry without eliminating more American jobs. Negotiators are gingerly discussing their new ideas in the UAW's current talks with General Motors and Ford to replace contracts that expire Sept. 14.
NEWS
November 19, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two crewmen from a factory trawler were in federal custody after a shipboard riot over unpaid wages. The skipper and the chief engineer of the 205-foot Arctic Hero barricaded themselves inside the wheelhouse and engine room after about seven of the 45 crew members rampaged through the vessel Friday, authorities said. The men were being held on federal charges in Unalaska, adjacent to Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands.
BUSINESS
June 1, 1994 | From Times Wire Services
A move to lift a ban on oil exports from Alaska got tentative support from the secretary of energy Tuesday, but an aide to U.S. Sen. Patty Murray said the ban would stand if challenged on the Senate floor. Murray (D-Wash.) is fighting to make the ban permanent. Under current law, oil from Alaska's North Slope must be sold in the United States, a condition imposed when the trans-Alaskan pipeline was approved by Congress in the 1970s.
BUSINESS
November 21, 1998 | From Times Wire Services
Federal Express Corp. pilots agreed Friday to keep working during the holiday season after talk of a possible strike sparked a rally by nonunion workers backing the company and drew a hard line from FedEx's founder. Talks between FDX Corp.'s FedEx and the Fedex Pilots Assn., which is seeking its first contract, were scheduled to resume Monday after the union agreed to a 60-day cooling-off period during which it cannot strike.
BUSINESS
August 14, 1990 | From Reuters
United Parcel Service workers have ratified a new three-year contract despite a call by their union leaders to reject the pact, averting the possibility of a strike that could have snarled the nation's package shipping system. Results announced Monday showed that 55% of the Teamsters Union members who voted approved the pact, which will raise average hourly wages to $17.60 in the third year of the contract from the current $16.10.
BUSINESS
November 21, 1998 | From Times Wire Services
Federal Express Corp. pilots agreed Friday to keep working during the holiday season after talk of a possible strike sparked a rally by nonunion workers backing the company and drew a hard line from FedEx's founder. Talks between FDX Corp.'s FedEx and the Fedex Pilots Assn., which is seeking its first contract, were scheduled to resume Monday after the union agreed to a 60-day cooling-off period during which it cannot strike.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 16, 1998 | DAN WEIKEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"An injury to one is an injury to all." For years that classic expression of worker solidarity was well-known to the rank and file at Local 13 of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union. It was emblazoned on the hats and jackets members wore to work in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. It topped the letterhead of their union bulletins and was inscribed on a plaque at Local 13's business hall in Wilmington.
BUSINESS
June 1, 1994 | From Times Wire Services
A move to lift a ban on oil exports from Alaska got tentative support from the secretary of energy Tuesday, but an aide to U.S. Sen. Patty Murray said the ban would stand if challenged on the Senate floor. Murray (D-Wash.) is fighting to make the ban permanent. Under current law, oil from Alaska's North Slope must be sold in the United States, a condition imposed when the trans-Alaskan pipeline was approved by Congress in the 1970s.
BUSINESS
May 31, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
BP Says Shipping Unions Agree on Export Deal: British Petroleum Co. has reached a deal aimed at winning support of key U.S. maritime unions toward lifting a ban on Alaskan oil exports, the company said. In exchange, BP said it has agreed to use U.S. ships and crews to transport oil to foreign markets if the ban is lifted. Law requires that cargoes transported from one U.S. port to another move on U.S. ships, but no such law applies for goods moving out of the country.
NEWS
November 19, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two crewmen from a factory trawler were in federal custody after a shipboard riot over unpaid wages. The skipper and the chief engineer of the 205-foot Arctic Hero barricaded themselves inside the wheelhouse and engine room after about seven of the 45 crew members rampaged through the vessel Friday, authorities said. The men were being held on federal charges in Unalaska, adjacent to Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands.
BUSINESS
August 14, 1990 | From Reuters
United Parcel Service workers have ratified a new three-year contract despite a call by their union leaders to reject the pact, averting the possibility of a strike that could have snarled the nation's package shipping system. Results announced Monday showed that 55% of the Teamsters Union members who voted approved the pact, which will raise average hourly wages to $17.60 in the third year of the contract from the current $16.10.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 25, 1999 | DAN WEIKEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Labor tensions flared in the county's busy ports Wednesday as union representatives for the majority of tugboat crews charged that one of the largest providers of tug service in the harbor is trying to eliminate their bargaining power amid negotiations. The Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific, which represents about 250 tugboat personnel in the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, has filed an unfair labor practices complaint with federal authorities against Gulf Caribe Maritime Inc.
BUSINESS
May 31, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
BP Says Shipping Unions Agree on Export Deal: British Petroleum Co. has reached a deal aimed at winning support of key U.S. maritime unions toward lifting a ban on Alaskan oil exports, the company said. In exchange, BP said it has agreed to use U.S. ships and crews to transport oil to foreign markets if the ban is lifted. Law requires that cargoes transported from one U.S. port to another move on U.S. ships, but no such law applies for goods moving out of the country.
NEWS
February 5, 1988
Britain's National Union of Seamen called off a ferry strike that disrupted passenger and freight service to the Continent, Ireland and the Scottish islands for two days. The end of the ferry strike came one day after hundreds of nurses staged a one-day walkout. Seamen's union officials agreed to call off their strike while appearing in the High Court, where the two main ferry companies--P & O and Sealink--are seeking to obtain an injunction outlawing the walkout.
BUSINESS
August 18, 1987 | HARRY BERNSTEIN
There is a real possibility that the nation's auto makers soon will sign another pioneering contract with the United Auto Workers that could strengthen the industry without eliminating more American jobs. Negotiators are gingerly discussing their new ideas in the UAW's current talks with General Motors and Ford to replace contracts that expire Sept. 14.
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