ILWU Local 5

Representing workers' rights since 1999

To build and maintain a strong union organization and provide for the defense of our common interests; promote the general welfare of our members, their families an other wage earners in the community; to organize and uphold the rights and dignity of labor everywhere.

Who We Represent

Powell's Books - Portland, OR - 1999

 

We represent over 400 booksellers, inventory specialists, cashiers, used and new book buyers, truckers, and warehouse folks across all Powell's locations in the Portland Metro area. Powell's workers founded ILWU Local 5 in 1999, beginning a decades long campaign for workers' rights!

Oregon Historical Society - Portland, OR - 2017

 

The Oregon Historical Society Employee's Association affiliated first with Local 5 in 2017 and then dissolved their organization and became full members of Local 5 in 2018. We represent about 50 curators, researchers, archivists, librarians, and other museum specialists at OHS.

Aramark, Evergreen State College - Olympia, WA - 2002

 

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Worker Relief Funds 

Northwest Veterinary Specialists - Clackamas, OR - 2018

 

One of the first veterinary hospitals that voted to unionize on the west coast! We represent about one hundred veterinary workers at the Northwest Veterinary Services VCA, ranging from receptionists, kennel caretakers, to certified technicians.

Columbia River Veterinary Specialists - Vancouver, WA - 2018

 

Also mong the first veterinary hospitals that voted to unionize on the west coast! We represent about one hundred veterinary workers at the Columbia River Vetinary Services owned by Pet Vet, ranging from receptionists, kennel caretakers, to certified technicians.

Growing Seeds Learning Community - Portland, OR - 2020

 

A Portland owned and Portland original private learning center for small children. Growing seeds voted to unionize in March 2020 and won their election! We represent just under a hundred teachers, teachers assistants, and cooks at all three Growing Seeds locations.

Our Mission