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Port Crisis? Still. Not. Over.

Are you incredulous by this title, that we are still talking about this? You thought this was over, contract was signed? If you know me, or are an importer or exporter, or have trucks at the ports – then you know the day-in, day-out problems we are still having and knows that this crisis is far from over. 924 more words


Workers at ‘America’s best airport’ take low-wage movement to new heights

Joanna Rudolph leaves for work over an hour before it starts each day. She must travel a series of highways to the outskirts of town where the Portland International Airport is located. 1,697 more words


ICTSI Oregon issues statement on court order; worker's union ordered to pay labor relations board

News Release

Official Statement of ICTSI Oregon, Inc. on Court Order for International Longshore and Warehouse Union to pay the National Labor Relations Board

On December 16, 2014, Judge Michael Simon ruled that the ILWU International (International Longshore and Warehouse Union) in San Francisco and ILWU Local 8 in Portland willfully and intentionally violated the court’s previous injunction against work stoppages and slowdowns at Terminal 6. 102 more words

Lessons to Glean From the West Coast Port Dispute

It appears that ports on the US West Coast are back in full swing after a protracted labor dispute delayed cargo worth billions of dollars and caused untold reputational damage to the companies caught in the crossfire. 842 more words


Port Of Los Angeles Cargo Volume Down 22.7 Percent During Labor Talks

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Cargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles were down 22.7 percent in January compared with the same month last year, amid congestion at the harbor and a drawn out labor dispute between port management and dockworkers. 296 more words


The battle continues... West Coast port crisis not over.

It’s not time to pour the champagne just yet. “Ship” hit the main-stream news fan late last week when Labor Secretary Tom Perez game both sides until Friday to settle the dispute… 398 more words


Tentative Deal Reached Between Dockworkers, West Coast Ports

OAKLAND (CBS/AP) — Negotiators reached a tentative contract covering West Coast dockworkers on Friday evening, likely ending a protracted labor dispute that snarled international trade at seaports handling about $1 trillion worth of cargo annually. 1,056 more words