OAKLAND (KCBS) — The Port of Oakland, along with other Bay Area ports have been shut down for 24 hours on Thursday due to safety procedure after a worker died late Wednesday night, an International Longshore and Warehouse Union official said. 237 more words
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The current port crisis isn’t just an Agriculture issue – this is an Oregon issue, a Pacific Northwest issue, an American issue.
We are a couple decades removed from the general public knowing their local farmer, understanding the farmer’s plight, respecting the neighboring farm, and supporting the farm families. 1,097 more words
The ILWU and its employer group counterpart, the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) are in the sixth month of negotiations for a new contract covering nearly 13,600 workers at 29 ports along the West Coast, from California to Washington. 524 more words
California recycling workers on October 30 returned to work ending a week-long strike that began when they walked off the job to protest abusive treatment by a supervisor and their employers’ reluctance to agree to a new contract similar to one that a local competitor had signed with its workers. 680 more words