a fighting union

FROM ORGANIZING NEW WORKERS TO DEFENDING THE RIGHT OF IT’S MEMBERS.

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organizing

 In the last few years, Local 6 has been on the forefront of some high-profile organizing campaign, from Anchor Brewing, to Dandelion Chocolate. 

representation

Local 6 represents over 1400 members in a diverse array of industries, like warehousing, waste management, food production and hospital workers.

history

The story of Local 6 is the story of the ILWU. Local 6 was built by the solidarity of the warehouse and port workers, who believed that an injury to one is an injury to all.

The most important word in the language of the working class is “solidarity.”

Harry Bridges, First President of the ILWU

Warehouse Union Local 6 -ILWU

99 Hegenberber Road

Oakland CA 94621

(510) 602-2001