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.
Part 1 of Tim, Dan, and 502 oldtimer Joe Breaks discussion with ILWU historian Gene Vrana.
Dan, Tim, Dusko, and Mani give this poscasting thing a try. The guys discuss some of the goals for the podcast. Tim tells us about his trip down south. Chrystle does the heavy lifting, and interviews Pamala Stern and Michelle La of the ReClaiming The New Westminster Waterfront Project.