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Posts Tagged ‘ Occupy the EGT ’

Taking the Long View on Longview

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July 7, 2012
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By Eric Gee We had started on a Saturday night, only a handful of us talking back and forth on email, and it went on well into the dark hours of Sunday morning–type email address, copy, paste, send, type email address, copy, paste, send, again and again until my fingers were sore. I was...
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A Contract is a Contract: Clarifying the ILWU/EGT Outcome in Longview

February 22, 2012
A Contract is a Contract: Clarifying the ILWU/EGT Outcome in Longview

by Chris Lowe A contract is a contract… In a previous item in The Occupier, Lester Macgurdy argued that we should not exaggerate the victory achieved by ILWU Local 21 in Longview in their struggle against union-busting and scab labor employed by EGT/Bunge. Nor should we overblow Occupy’s achievement in affecting the outcome, lest...
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ILWU and EGT — The Victory That Wasn’t

February 20, 2012
ILWU and EGT — The Victory That Wasn’t

by Lester Macgurdy “Immediately upon execution of this Agreement, the ILWU Entities shall immediately cease all action directed against EGT (including, but not limited to picketing and any other form of disruptive activity), its partners, members, and their affiliates and employees, and anyone doing business with them, and shall actively discourage any other person...
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Occupy and ILWU Declare Victory as Contract Finalized with EGT

February 14, 2012
Occupy and ILWU Declare Victory as Contract Finalized with EGT

by Cate Patricolo After tense months of speculation, Occupy organizers finally declare victory, as the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Export Grain Terminal (EGT) operating at Local Port 21 in Longview, WA have finalized a collective bargaining contract. The contract was signed by representatives of both parties on February 10, 2012,...
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Victory? Inching toward possible agreement between ILWU & EGT

January 24, 2012
Victory? Inching toward possible agreement between ILWU & EGT

by Adam Rothstein ***We’ve heard conflicting statements about the accuracy of the original article. The article below reflects our most current knowledge. We’re awaiting updates and will report as soon as they are available.*** Sources close to the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 21 in Longview, Washington say that West Coast Occupations and...
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