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Occupation of Itochu in SF to Stop Union Busting Against ILWU At Port Of Longview
by Labor Video Project
Saturday Jan 21st, 2012 7:00 AM
Labor solidarity supporters of ILWU Local 21 in Longview, Washington occupied the offices of Itochu in San Francisco. Itochu is part of a union busting partnership to break the ILWU coast wide contract. They have arrested and attacked ILWU members and their families in Washington and plan to open a Wal-Mart type operation at the grain elevator at the port

Occupation of Itochu in SF to Stop Union Busting Against ILWU At Port Of Longview
http://youtu.be/W4NiyTaNQhM

Supporters of ILWU Local 21 Longview longshore workers in their fight against EGK occupied the offices of Itochu in San Franciso on January 20, 2012. Itochu is part of EGT which is seeking to set up a Wal-Mart type operation at their grain elevator at the port of Longview in Washington. They demanded that Itochu stop their union busting. They also said they would be going to greet the scab ship when it arrives at the port later this month.

This action was also in conjunction with http://www.occupyWallStreetWest.org in which actions took place throughout San Francisco against banks and union busters.

For more information on the Longview battle go to http://www.facebook.com/groups/256313837734192/ or email committeetodefendilwu [at] yahoo.com

Production of Labor Video Project http://www.laborvideo.org
§Solidarity protesters said they would be back
by Labor Video Project Saturday Jan 21st, 2012 7:00 AM

Solidarity protesters at union busting Otochu which is part of the international criminal syndicate EGT promised to come back if the union busting continues at the Port of Longview, Washington against iLWU Local 21
§Bragging About Union Busting
by Labor Video Project Saturday Jan 21st, 2012 7:00 AM

The December 2011 issue of Itochu's english publication brags about their union busting agendo of creating Wal-Mart type operations.
§Itochu boss panics
by Labor Video Project Saturday Jan 21st, 2012 7:00 AM

The San Francisco Itochu manager panicked and did not want to have a discussion about the anti-labor tactics of Itochu's partnership and operation against the ILWU Local 21 at the port of Longview.