ILWU Local 8

Port of Portland to close its container terminal

The closure of Oregon’s only international shipping container service in October could affect nearly 1,500 jobs across the state.

To avoid bankruptcy, ILWU pays $20.5 million to replace a shipper’s lost profits

It’s the final chapter in a fight over two jobs, a dispute that shut down container shipping in Portland for years.

Jury says ILWU owes $93 million for dock slowdown

The decision threatens the survival of the West Coast longshore union.

Oregon Working Families Party challenges free-trader Ron Wyden

After losing thousands to Bernie supporters, the party won back enough registrants to keep its ballot line.

Second foreign grain handler locks out longshoremen

Columbia Grain joins United Grain in locking out members of ILWU