The terminals in Oakland are closed today, May 1st. Traditionally, the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) shifts its standard, third Thursday of the month, second shift, stop-work meeting to the dayside on May 1st to honor International Workers’ Day.

This year, in addition to International Workers’ Day, protestors will be out in force and targeting terminal operations on the second shift. This protest comes on the heels of one that shut down Oakland’s terminals as well as many Bay Area bridges on Monday, April 15, 2024.

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