a constitutional amendment that would restrict decision-making votes to "the members of the Executive Committee whose members’ employment opportunities and jobs are directly affected."
his letter, McEllrath notes how in 2008, an AFL-CIO affiliate filed unfair labor practice (ULP) charges against the ILWU, "…to try again to sabotage our bargaining." McEllrath continues:
have retaliated by refusing to extend "solidarity charters" and ousting the ILWU from local and state labor councils.
Occupy.com. He can be reached at Portland@workerscompass.org.