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WSJ Bosses Want To Eliminate Right To Strike By Putting Longshore Workers Under Railway Labor Act

WSJ Bosses Want To Eliminate Right To Strike By Longshore Workers
http://online.wsj.com/articles/douglas-holtz-eakin-how-to-free-u-s-ports...

How to Free U.S. Ports From Chronic Union Problems
By Douglas Holtz-Eakin - Wall Street Journal
Dec. 5, 2014

[A labor dispute on the West Coast is already slowing commerce, but a work stoppage would be disastrous.]

ILWU Local 8 Union walks off the job at Port of Portland According To Business Press-: Is a strike or lockout next?

ILWU Local 8 Union walks off the job at Port of Portland According To Business Press: Is a strike or lockout next?
Nov 26, 2014, 1:36pm PST
http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/news/2014/11/26/union-walks-off-the-j...
On Monday, the International Longshoreman and Warehouse Union walked off the job at the Port of Portland, said Peter Friedmann, executive director of the Agricultural Trade Coalition.

Shippers, terminal operators accuse ILWU dockworkers union of ‘slowdown tactics’ at bargaining table

Shippers, terminal operators accuse ILWU dockworkers union of ‘slowdown tactics’ at bargaining table
http://www.presstelegram.com/social-affairs/20141124/shippers-terminal-o...
By Karen Robes Meeks, Long Beach Press Telegram
POSTED: 11/24/14, 8:48 PM PST | 1 COMMENT

UAL IBT Teamster Mechanics At SFO Picket For A Contract On Eve Of Thanksgiving Holiday

UAL IBT Teamster Mechanics At SFO Picket For A Contract On Eve Of Thanksgiving Holiday (corrected URL)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrPJRUNWW08

Bosses Want Government Intervention In ILWU West Coast Contract Fight

Bosses Want Government Intervention In ILWU West Coast Contract Fight
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/labor-laws-need-to-be-fixed-as-goods-la...
DIANA FURCHTGOTT-ROTH
Opinion: Labor laws need to be fixed as goods languish at U.S. ports

Published: Nov 24, 2014 12:44 p.m. ET

A dockworker dispute shows why ports need to be treated like railroads and airlines

By
DIANA
FURCHTGOTT-ROTH
COLUMNIST

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