Dave Cushion, assistant branch secretary in Victoria, and Paul Sheean assistant secratary of the Queensland branch join us to talk about their history and give us more information on the "Patricks Dispute"
Mick Doleman, MUA Deputy National Secretrary and Christy Cain, MUA National Vice Presidant join us to talk about their historys, the MUA struggles and the importance of teaching the youth.
Jackie Smith ITF Maritime Coordinator, and Mich-Elle Myers of the MUA join us. A slow start after a long night but we learned alot from these two.
Nathan Blair and Mike Glimpse from ILWU 65, the LA port police join us.
Niek stam of FNV in the Netherlands gives us his history and talks automation.
Marc Loaridan and Monique Verbeek from BTB give us some insight into the union situation in the ports of Belgium.
Brothers Joe Fleetwood National Secretary of MUNZ and Steve Todd National Secretary of RMT sit down and talk about education, organizing and the loss of a great labour leader Bob Crow.
Steve Cotton, General Secretary for the Internatioal Transport Worker Federation kicks off our shows from the ILWU Convention in Hawaii with a bang.
Brother Shawn Lakusta from the Retail Whosale Union joins us to talk about his union, organizing, and the R word.... Raiding!!!
Sunny is back, and we add another Mike to the team. Another discussion about local and national politics, as we try and make up for the train wrek that was ep.13.
our second attempt at a current events show! sunny comes back, along with tom, andy and the long anticipated return of manny! with this cast of characters things were bound to get a little loud. good times, good conversantion, good people.
so here is the story.... on the last day of a leadership course, the agenda was polidical action, and new media, the couse facilitator, brother Tom Dufrenes pulls a rabbit out of his hat with a guest speaker. Brother Jim Sinclair joined us, and addressed the group about leadership and politics and we recorded the whole thing.
Brother Dave Kozuback from ILWU local 502 joins us to talk about the history and future of our biggist container port.
ILWU Local 514 Ship and Dock Formen, executive MIke Isinger stops by. Anyone who knows Mike, Knows he likes to talk.
ILWU 502 brother Sunny Grewal joins us on our new, yet to be titled monthly bullshit session about everthing. new, politics, current events, announcements and anything else we want to talk about.
BCFED Secretary Treasurer Aaron Ekman joins us to talk all things BCFED, the transit plebiscite, how awesome Tom Morello is, and a bunch of other stuff.
Dan makes a ass of himself right of the hope when we are joined by ILWU President Emeritus Tom Dufresne.
Part 2 of Dan and Mike's talk with ITF Coordinator and ILWU Local 400 member Peter Lahay.
Dan and Mike talk with ITF Coordinator and ILWU Local 400 member Peter Lahay.
ILWU comunications director Craig Merrilees joins us on the phone from San Fransico to talk about some of the issues and struggles that the ILWU faced in thier marathon 9 month negotiation that lead to thier new tentative collective agreement.
Dan and Mike talk with ILWU Canada First Vice President Rob Ashton about the stucture and scope of ILWU Canada. Aswell as CETA, Canadian European trade agreement, and its effect on the economy and candian jobs. Dan celebrates anti-bullying day by making fun of robs love of bow ties.
Joe Breaks, Ron Noullett, and Brian Ringrose share stories of the old school with Tim and Dan. The old guys give us all a lesson on why its important to keep fighting for what we have. We also learn all about the assassinator!
ILWU local 13 buisness agent Mark Jurisic, and Local 63 buisness agent Maureen Gutierrez are on the phone talking with Tim Farrell, Tom Doran, and Adam Noullett about their trip down to Longbeach.
BONUS story from mark at the very end about storing things high in transit.
Part 2 with Gene Vrana and apperances from a couple more 502 old times Dean Johnson and Ron Noullett.