The Joint Foremen’s Labor Relations Committee (JFLRC) will be accepting applications for foremen registration. Online Application Forms will be made available at selfservice.pmanet.org using the directions outlined in the Foreman Application Flyer commencing on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. If you wish to apply, you must complete the Online Application Form and submit it online at the pmanet.org website by Wednesday, June 30, 2021. All applications must be submitted electronically at the website provided. 

Only longshore workers and clerks who:

            (1) are currently registered as Class A workers in Local 13 or 63, and

(2) have 10 years Class A registration in Locals 13, 63, 46 and/or 29 as of June 30, 2021 , with

(3) the minimum Qualifying Hours (described in Exhibit A), are eligible to apply to become a foreman in the Ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach. 

For additional requirements and information, please click to read all of the Foremen Application process documents below:

Attention Members:

Please see attached news release by ILWU Locals 13, 63, and 94 raising concerns about TTI’s pursuit of automation at Pier T in Long Beach, specifically, its impact on the community and jobs.

Click on “Download” below to read the letter.

The Officers will keep the membership updated as the situation develops.

In solidarity,

Local 63 Officers

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!

Attention Members:

We are pleased to share the attached March 29, 2021 ILWU Coast Committee Memo concerning their recent agreement with PMA to maintain Welfare and Pension Plans coverage for ILWU members impacted by working less hours during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Notable highlights for Welfare Plan Coverage:  if a member did not work and/or was not credited at least 800 hours in 2020 to maintain Welfare coverage in 2021,  he/she will maintain Welfare coverage in 2021 so long as he/she worked at least one (1) hour in 2020.

Notable highlights for Pension Plan Coverage:  If a member did not work and/or was not credited at least 1300 hours in 2020 to earn a full pension-qualifying year in 2020, he/she will be credited with additional pension qualifying hours in 2020 for any hours worked above 1,300  hours in 2021, 2022, and 2023 until he/she reaches 1,300 hours in 2020 for a full pension-qualifying year.

Please click below to read the ILWU Coast Committee Memo for additional details.

In Solidarity,

Local 63 Officers

Attention Members:

Please be aware that starting today, PMA has begun sending out notification letters to members scheduling them for online General Safety Training (GST) and California Sexual Harassment Prevention Training classes.  During this online Pilot Program, you will have the option of completing the courses online or via an app that you will download.   Also, for members that do not a smart phone or computer, you will have the option to schedule in-person training classes.    Once members have completed both courses, a notification will be sent to PMA and you will be paid for completing these courses. 

In solidarity,

Local 63 Officers

Attention Members:

RETURN TO 2ND SHIFT REGULAR START TIMES

The Joint Longshore Labor Relations Committee in Los Angeles-Long Beach has agreed that effective with the 2nd shift, Saturday March 6, 2021, work in the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will return to 6:00 pm. start times as outlined in Section 2.41 of the PCL&CA and Section 2.2 of the PCWB&FA.

Please review the below set of LRC Minutes outlining the LA-LB Cleaning Protocols & 6:00 p.m. Shift Start Times.

NIGHTSIDE DISPATCH TIMES

Please note that for nightside dispatch, Redline and Double Back will be changed from 5:00 pm back to 4:00 p.m.   All other dispatch times will remain the same.

In Solidarity,

Local 63 Officers