ILWU Convention and Longshore Division Caucus Resolutions due June 2nd

Attention Members:

As announced at Local 63’s May 6th Stop Work Membership Meeting, any member seeking to submit a Resolution to the upcoming ILWU Convention or Longshore Division Caucus, must submit the Resolution to Local 63’s Business Office by 12 noon on June 2nd.  Members may request a Resolution template in Word by emailing staff@ilwu63.net or downloading a Resolution template at www.ILWU63.net under the “Resources” menu and clicking on “Forms.” Resolutions will be read at Local 63’s June 3rd Membership Meeting.  If you have any questions, please email staff@ilwu63.net or contact the Local 63 Business Office.

In Solidarity,

Local 63 Officers

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UPDATE: Online Work Card Issue

Attention Members:

The Online Work Card Issue has now been resolved.  For members who are using the Local 63 Work Card app to submit your April 2021 Work Card, please submit your online Work Card prior to midnight, today, if you haven’t done so already.  If you have any difficulties, please contact Robert Maynez in the Business Office at 310-521-6363, option 5 or the Records Clerk, Nadine Sestich, at 310-831-7963.

In Solidarity,

Local 63 Officers

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Local 63 Holds a Stop Work Membership Meeting at the Warner Grand Theater

On Thursday, May 6, Local 63 convened its first in-person Membership Meeting since March 2020 after which the COVID-19 pandemic began.

The meeting was a success with approximately 180 members in attendance. The meeting included new transfers being sworn in, IBU brothers speaking on their struggle to save jobs, and the Port of LA Director, Gene Seroka, thanking the ILWU for continuing to move cargo during the pandemic and breaking TEU records. See video below.

Port of LA’s Gene Seroka thanks the ILWU

Local 63 will update the membership regarding upcoming Membership Meetings.

Warner Grand Marquee.
New members being sworn in.
IBU brothers describing the struggle to save their jobs.
Moment of Silence for all the Local 63 members, active and retired, who passed since the last Membership Meeting.

Sergeant-at-Arms Joe Giddings and Brothers Coppa and Avila checking members in and having some fun.

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Technical Issues with Online Work Card Server

Attention Members:

We have been notified by numerous members that over the last few days, there has been an issue submitting Work Cards online due to an “Error communicating with the server.”   Local 63 is currently working with its service providers to resolve the issue by today, if possible, and will update you as soon as we have more information.”

Thank you for your understanding and patience.

In Solidarity,

Local 63 Officers

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Revised LA County Dept of Public Health Order and Guidelines + CLRC Minutes re COVID-19

Attention Members,

Positive news. As of May 6, 2021, LA County is now in the COVID-19 yellow tier. See above summary chart for capacity limits that have been affected. by the LA County Revised Order.

Below, you will find the Revised LA County Order along with updated CLRC Minutes regarding Face Coverings, Industry Travel, and COVID-19 related leave.

Stay safe!

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Rally in Support of IBU Jobs – Thursday May 6 at 12 Noon outside EMS Terminal Parking Lot (Terminal Island)

Attention Members:

Tomorrow, Thursday, May 6 at 12 noon, the ILWU’S Inland Boatmen’s Union (IBU) of the Pacific will be holding a rally in support of protecting their historical work and stopping their employers from giving their work to competing unions like the Seafarers International Union (SIU).  The IBU is requesting all the support it can get to protect their jobs.  We encourage any available members to attend, show support, and wear your ILWU-logo gear (t-shirts and/or caps, etc.) at this noon time rally.  Whatever support you can give will be much appreciated.  Click below for rally flyers.

In Solidarity,

Local 63 Officers

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Reminder: Local 63 Stop Work Membership Meeting – Thursday, May 6

Attention Members.  Just a reminder that Local 63 will be holding a Stop Work Membership Meeting on Thursday, May 6, 6:00 pm at the Warner Grand Theater in San Pedro.  The meeting will be conducted pursuant to LA County and CDC Guidelines.  Please bring your face covering and ILWU Local 63 Membership ID card.  Coffee, soda, water, and popcorn will be provided. 

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