Bulletin #14-14

Bulletin #14-14


May 19, 2014



MONDAY, MAY 26, 2014


The Office of Local 13 will be closed on Monday, May 26, 2014 in observance of Memorial Day.  


The Officers of Local 13 would like to wish everyone a safe holiday!



MONDAY, MAY 26, 2014


Monday, May 26, 2014 Memorial Day will be a paid holiday.  Only registered members who have 800 qualifying hours in the prior payroll year (2013) and meet the availability requirements for at least two (2) of the five (5) days Monday through Friday (exclusive of the day of the holiday) during the payroll week in which the holiday falls will receive a paid holiday for Memorial Day.  This means you must work or meet the availability requirements for at least two (2) days, Tuesday, May 27; Wednesday, May 28; Thursday, May 29; or Friday, May 30, 2014.


Under the current contract one does not have to meet the availability requirements if you have worked 1300 hours or more in the prior payroll year (2013) to receive the Memorial Day paid holiday.


Persons taking vacation during the Memorial Day week must report the vacation to the Records Clerk in the Dispatch Hall on or before Friday, May 30, 2014.  Persons not receiving holiday pay because of illness, injury, jury duty, etc., must file a claim with the Records Clerk before Friday, July 18, 2014 to receive Memorial Day holiday pay.  The Memorial Day holiday pay will be paid on the payroll check of June 13, 2014.




Sign-ups for the Night Dock Board will be available with Ray Pearson, Records Clerk starting on Sunday, June 1, 2014 through Monday, June 30, 2014 until 3:30 p.m.




Sign-ups for Ship & Dock Gang will be available with Ray Pearson, Records Clerk starting on Sunday, June 1, 2014 through Monday, June 30, 2014 until 3:30 p.m.





Training sign-ups started on May 1, 2014 and end on May 30, 2014 at ILWU Local 13 Dues Office, 630 S. Centre Street, San Pedro, CA 90731.  In order to be eligible for training the following criteria must be met:

  • Individuals must be paid current on all dues, fines and assessments.  The parties recognize that the provisions of Section 19 of the PCLCD are applicable.

  • Individuals that fail training for any reason, including failure to show, shall be ineligible for training sign-ups for that skill for a period of one (1) year, unless otherwise approved by the Joint Port Labor Relations Committee (JPLRC).  i.e. Individual failing top handler training September 1, 2012, that individual cannot sign-up for top handler training until after September 1, 2013.  However, the individual will still be eligible for any other skilled training during that period.  Individuals can voluntarily withdraw from a skilled training program prior to the Physical with the PMA Training Staff and/or Record Clerk’s office without penalty.  

  • Individuals that missed the deadline for sign-ups because of disability (verified) and/or active military duty shall be allowed to sign-up within 30 days of their return to work. These individuals will be inserted into the training list based on their seniority.  Individuals that do not come to the LRC within 30 days upon their return to work shall not be eligible until the next sign up period.  

  • If an individual transfers out of Local 13, that individual shall be removed from all training lists.  If the individual transfers back into Local 13 he/she shall remain ineligible for training until the next sign-up period.  

  • Individuals that sign-up for training that have open Employer complaints will remain ineligible for training until those Employer complaints are resolved by the JPLRC.  

  • Individuals that have been found guilty of 9.41 shall remain ineligible for all training unless determined otherwise by the JPLRC.  

  • In order to be eligible for Crane, Mobile Crane or Winch training, individuals must have five (5) years as a Class A longshoreman.  Exception:  Herman-Flynn mechanics must have twelve (12) years as a steady mechanic or fifteen (15) years as a hall mechanic.  

  • All Class A and B registrants are eligible to sign-up for the following:

    • BullDozer/Payloader

    • Tophandler/Sidehandler

    • Heavy-Lift/Combination –Lift

    • UTR

    • Mechanic

  • Training sign-up is not a guarantee of Training.  



Bobby Olvera, Jr Mondo Porras Mark Williams

President Vice President Secretary/Treasurer

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