On Thursday, August 3rd, Local 63 held its Stop Work Membership Meeting at the Warner Grand Theater.

The Local swore in new Officers and Committee members elected on the June ballot and conducted regular business.

The Local also presented an overview of the PCL&CA tentative agreement with presentations by Local 63 negotiator Mike Podue, Local 63 President Joe Gasperov, Coast Tech Coordinator Dane Jones, Safety Negotiator Pete Ciaramitaro, and Pensioners President Greg Mitre. On stage were the Local 63 Officers and Caucus delegates.

Additionally, Local 63 was honored to have ILWU International President Emeritus Jim Spinosa in attendance. Jim also presented his views on the tentative agreement and his philosophy on Contract bargaining based on his many years of experience bargaining Coast Contracts and local agreements.

ILWU Local 63 President Joe Gasperov swearing in Local 63 Officers and Committee Members.
ILWU Local 63 Contract Negotiator Mike Podue gives an overview of the Tentative Agreement.
ILWU International President Emeritus Jim Spinosa
Local 63 Members greeting and thanking ILWU International President Jim Spinosa after his presentation.
ILWU Local 63 Safety Negotiator Pete Ciaramitaro having a fun moment on the topic of safety.