U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Section 232 Investigation into Titanium Sponge Imports

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Section 232 Investigation into Titanium Sponge Imports kcpullen@doc.gov Mon, 03/04/2019 – 17:58 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 4, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross accepted the Section 232 petition filed on September 27, 2018, by domestic producer Titanium Metals … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Section 232 Investigation into Titanium Sponge Imports

30 ILWU members attend 8th annual ‘Women Build Nations’ conference in Seattle

A record number of rank and- file women attended last year’s “Women Build Nations” conference in Seattle on October 12-14. The annual event aims to support women who are already working or training to become members of 14 different building trade unions that operate in the US and Canada. While not part of the National Association … Read more30 ILWU members attend 8th annual ‘Women Build Nations’ conference in Seattle

Census Bureau Unveils 2020 Census Communications Campaign Platform

Census Bureau Unveils 2020 Census Communications Campaign Platform March 4, 2019 kcpullen@doc.gov Mon, 03/04/2019 – 14:43 2020 Census The U.S. Census Bureau announced its long-planned communications campaign platform: “Shape your future. START HERE.” U.S. Census Bureau The following is a cross-post from the U.S. Census Bureau As promotional and outreach activities are ramping up across … Read moreCensus Bureau Unveils 2020 Census Communications Campaign Platform

Keith Shanklin: Local 34’s first African-American president

Historic election: Keith Shanklin was elected as the first African-American president of ILWU Local 34. Before joining the ILWU as a casual in 1996, Shanklin served in the US Navy. He was stationed on board the aircraft carrier Enterprise during the filming of the movie, “Top Gun” and appears in several scenes. Sitting in his … Read moreKeith Shanklin: Local 34’s first African-American president

4 Things You Need To Know About Grubhub Plaintiff’s Reply Brief

Regular readers of this blog know about the Grubhub gig economy misclassification litigation. The quick version: Grubhub squared off with a former driver, Raef Lawson, in the nation’s first-ever gig economy misclassification trial in late 2017, leading to a victory for Grubhub in February 2018. Things took a turn for the worse in April 2018 … Read more4 Things You Need To Know About Grubhub Plaintiff’s Reply Brief