ILWU Local 142 Endorses Colleen Hanabusa for U.S. Senate

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union, Local 142, has endorsed U.S. Representative Colleen Hanabusa for the United States Senate.

There are nearly 18,000 ILWU Local 142 members in Hawaii.

“Throughout her career, Colleen Hanabusa has fought for organized labor and advocated on behalf of our members and their families. As an attorney, former Hawaii State Senate President, and two-term member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Colleen has always put the needs of hard working families first and taken strong positions against those seeking to reduce workers’ rights. She will continue her fight for us in the U.S. Senate and we are very proud to support the Waianae girl who will protect and preserve our Hawaii values,” said Donna Domingo, President, ILWU Local 142.

“The members of the ILWU have been an important part of my life for more than three decades. I represented them as an attorney and I have always fought for their members and their families. We are honored and humbled to have their support and I promise to keep fighting for them in the U.S. Senate,” said Congresswoman Hanabusa.

ILWU Local 142 members are employed in every major industry including:

General Trades
Agriculture includes the sugar, pineapple, macadamia nut, and coffee industries, as well as diversified agriculture. General trades include warehousing, trucking, cement and concrete manufacturing, automotive service and sales, bakeries, newspapers, supermarkets, hospitals, and construction, among others.

ILWU Local 142 members work as lab analysts, fruit packers, auto technicians, truck drivers, bellmen, waiters and waitresses, heavy equipment operators, housekeepers, sugar field workers, store cashiers, clerks, X-ray technicians, golf course maintenance workers, and salespersons.

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