For immediate release: May 1, 2008: The International Longshore and Warehouse Union
Longshore workers are standing down at West Coast ports:
“We’re standing up for America, we’re supporting the troops, and
we’re telling politicians that it’s time to end the Iraq war now!”
(SAN FRANCISCO, CA) More than 25,000 longshore workers at 29 west coast
ports are exercising their First Amendment rights today by taking a day off work
and calling for an end to the war in Iraq.