MAY DAY CLOSURES IN OAKLAND

May, 2015

West Coast Dockworkers Hold Day-Long Work Stoppage To Protest Iraq WarAll marine terminals in Oakland are closed today, May 1st, in honor of May Day aka International Workers’ Day. The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) are taking the opportunity to recognize their holiday as well as the “Black Lives Matter” movement.

Originally, today’s stop work meeting was scheduled to allow ILWU members time to review the contract, which will be up for vote the 22nd of this month.