Attention Members:

Union Women in Solidarity, a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization, is pulling together a container to be shipped to New Orleans in support of Hurricane Ida relief efforts there. Donations of relief supplies are being accepted through Wednesday, October 13. Local 63 donated disaster relief supplies on Monday, October 11th. Disaster relief supplies donations in any amount are welcomed outside the Everport Terminal gate through Wednesday, October 13th. See flyer below for more details.

Delivering Local 63 Donated Disaster Relief Supplies to be shipped in support of Hurricane Ida Disaster Relief efforts.
Hurricane Ida Disaster Relief Supplies donated by ILWU Local 63

Click to read flyer for more details.

ILWU Local 63 President Mike Podue’s 20-minute interview on CNBC got chopped to 20 seconds, but he made sure to set the record straight. The ILWU workforce is not to be blamed for “worker shortages.” We are working!

Overall, a good educational piece for the public on supply chain logistics.

https://www.cnbc.com/video/2021/10/07/a-look-at-the-care-bears-journey-through-the-broken-supply-chain.html

Reminder: This month’s Local 63 Stop Work Membership Meeting will be held on Thursday, October 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the LA Harbor Boys and Girls Clubs, 100 W. 5th Street, San Pedro (corner of 5th and Harbor).  Free parking will be available from 5 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Parking gates will lock for the evening at 9:15 p.m, sharp.  Please remember to bring your ILWU Local 63 ID Card to avoid delays at the parking lot entrance.  Face coverings will be enforced at the meeting.   Members are encouraged to attend the meeting for the latest industry updates.