June 14, 2013
Lou Gilson of Local 4 protests at the Port of Vancouver on Friday. Gilson has been a Local 4 member for 50 years. Longshore workers have picketed at the United Grain Corp. terminal for more than three months, while negotiations between the union and the terminal's owners remain at an impasse. The picketers were joined Friday by Fusao Ohori, a representative of the All-Japan Seamen's Union, which contributed about $10,000 to the union.