How do I join Local 13?

How do I join Local 13?

Requirements are as follows:

  1. Letter of recommendation from one of the Local Unions.
  2. High School Diploma, G.E.D. or Sealed transcripts from Registrar’s office showing completion of two years high school (8 credits)
  3. Illinois Driver’s License.
  4. Valid Social Security Card.

What is a casual longshoreman?

A casual longshoreman, sometimes called a cargo specialist, oversees transfer of cargo and equipment for a transportation system; these systems may include boats, planes, trucks and/or trains. Casual longshoremen are temporary employees who receive longshoreman assignments as they arise.

Is it hard to become a longshoreman?

The work of a longshoreman is strenuous and can be dangerous, as you will be loading and unloading cargo. All longshoremen must pass physical examinations for strength, agility, and balance to show they are fit enough to do the job.

How much does a longshoreman make?

Longshoreman Salaries

Job Title Salary
Pacific Maritime Association Longshoreman salaries – 2 salaries reported USD 40/hr
ILWU Longshoreman salaries – 2 salaries reported USD 32/hr
Amazon Longshoreman salaries – 1 salaries reported USD 80,658/yr
US Navy Longshoreman salaries – 1 salaries reported USD 42,047/yr

Is the ILWU Local 13 office closed on Memorial Day?

The meeting will… Bulletin #26-21 May 19, 2021 MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY MONDAY, MAY 31, 2021 ILWU Local 13 Office will be closed on Monday, May 31, 2021 due to the Memorial Day Holiday. The Officers of Local…

Is the ILWU the International Longshore and Warehouse Union?

Although the victories occurred in a diverse range of industries—freight forwarding, craft… Online registration for delegates, fraternal delegates and others attending the 2021 ILWU Convention. Produced and hosted by rank and file longshore workers who take on issues about local, national, and international labor struggles.

When is the ILWU organizing on the move?

The ILWU is hosting a series of webinars in the coming months as part of our leadership education programming. Organizing on the moveApril 19, 2021 12:13 pm Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19…

Why was ILWU Local 5 laid off at Powell’s?

Hundreds of ILWU Local 5 members working at Powell’s Books in Portland were laid off due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that has forced many retail businesses to close temporarily. The company is not providing any severance, continuation of health coverage or other measures to help lessen the impact of the closure on workers. In […