L O C A L   63   O F F I C I A L   W E B S I T E
UPCOMING MEETINGS

Longshore and Shipping News
For your information, the Coast Committee has set up a web page which tracks Longshore and Shipping News. You can visit the site at Longshore Shipping News



DECEMBER 8th MEMO TO THE MEMBERSHIP ON FINES OWED
Please click on above link to read a memo from the Local 63 Officers concerning Membership action on payment of outstanding fines.


December 2014 Election Results

Click on above link to see results.


TUES DEC 23 - L63 ANNUAL HOLIDAY LUNCHEON

Click on above link for more information regarding Local 63's Annual Holiday Luncheon to be held on Tuesday, December 23.

Catering by Trani's Italian Restaurant. Don't miss it!



PORT OF LONG BEACH MESSAGE - SAFETY ON THE GERALD DESMOND BRIDGE

The Port of Long Beach has the following safety message concerning construction zones on the Gerald Desmond Bridge:

Safety First in Gerald Desmond Bridge Construction Zones
As a reminder, for your safety and the safety of construction crews working in the Port area, please obey all traffic signs.

Use caution and reduce speeds when driving through the bridge project construction area and on detour routes. Traffic fines are doubled in work zones.

The crews working on the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project thank you for slowing down when passing their work zones.

For updated traffic and closure information, please visit http://www.newgdbridge.com/ or download the “LB Bridge” app.


LOCAL 63 HELPS FEED THE COMMUNITY
On November 25, 2014, Local 63 Officers and Members joined Locals 13, 94 and other ILWU locals and community members in their annual effort to help "feed the community" at Thanksgiving time. Thanksgiving baskets were assembled and distributed to needy families.

Click on link to see a few pictures from the event. Pictures include Local 63 Secretary Richard Finlay, Day Business Agent Maureen Gutierrez, members Mike Ponce and Chris Bradley, and Congresswomen Janice Hahn and Loretta Sanchez.

ILWU Local 63 is proud to be a part of this annual effort. Members and their families and friends are welcome to volunteer next year. We will keep you posted with details.

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!



E-Board and Membership Action of November 16 2014
Attention Members: Per E-Board and Membership action of November 6, 2014, Sign-Ups are now being taken for Day Basic Board members (10 members only) to Check-In on the Night Basic Board.

Shifting to Nights will be on a seniority basis and all rules governing Basics working Nights shall apply.



UPDATED - PROBLEMATIC MEDICAL CLAIMS OFFICE HOURS
ATTENTION MEMBERS:

Click on link above for updated Office hours for problematic office claims.


REMINDER ON DISPATCH CHECK-IN TIMES

Reminder, if you work, the following are the earliest check-in times for Dispatch:

1st Shift -- 4:30 p.m.

2nd Shift - 2:30 a.m.

3rd Shift - 7:30 a.m.

*Exception, if you worked a vessel that finished, you can check-in when the ship is done.




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