West Coast ports remain open as ILWU continues negotiations for new deal

Key concerns include saving jobs in the era of robotics, and the Obamacare "Cadillac" tax

Standoff at grain terminals: ILWU at work, but without contract

For ILWU, grain export troubles started in Longview.

Union pickets call on Port of Kalama to ‘Hire Local Labor’

Will Cargill grain terminal’s $100M expansion hire local union labor or low-wage out-of-town crews?

ILWU and EGT sign 5-year deal at Longview grain terminal

The contract ends a several-year battle over who would operate the $200 million grain facility.

Governor Gregoire brokers end to ILWU-EGT dispute

The settlement appears to avert a clash planned for the arrival of the first ship.

Showdown looms in Longview

Land and water protests are planned for the arrival of the first ship at a new grain terminal.

ILWU protests escalate dramatically at EGT in Longview

Members block trains, dump grain, and shut down ports to defend ILWU's right to jobs in Longview.

Longshore union goes ‘all in’ at Longview grain terminal

A determined struggle by ILWU at a new grain terminal is complicated by the entry of another union.

ILWU protests the spread of the non-union waterfront

Over 1,200 longshore workers and allies rallied June 3 outside the downtown Portland office of EGT Development.

Activists tell grain exporter to ‘Respect the Union Waterfront’

Union activists are pushing EGT to sign on with ILWU to operate a new grain terminal at the Port of Longview.