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Angry rhetoric in West Coast dockside PMA ILWU labor negotiations intensifies

Angry rhetoric in West Coast dockside labor negotiations intensifies
Both PMA and ILWU launch media offensive
http://www.logisticsmgmt.com/article/angry_rhetoric_in_west_coast_docksi...
By Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor
November 05, 2014

ILWU calls slowdown accusations at Seattle, Tacoma ‘bold-faced lie’ in coastwise contract negotiations-Bosses Playing Hardball

ILWU calls slowdown accusations at Seattle, Tacoma ‘bold-faced lie’ in coast wide contract negotiations-Bosses Playing Hardball
http://www.joc.com/maritime-news/labor/ilwu-call-slowdown-accusations-se...‘bold-faced-lie’_20141103.html

FedEx Freight Drivers at N.J. Terminal Vote to Join Teamsters

FedEx Freight Drivers at N.J. Terminal Vote to Join Teamsters
http://online.wsj.com/articles/fedex-freight-drivers-at-n-j-terminal-vot...
Vote Marks Only the Second Time a Group of the Company’s Drivers Have Chosen to Join a Union
By LAURA STEVENS
Oct. 31, 2014 10:34 p.m. ET

With Friends Like These Recyclers Battle Waste Management…and the Teamsters Union

With Friends Like These
Recyclers Battle Waste Management…and the Teamsters Union
by DARWIN BOND-GRAHAM
OCTOBER 28, 2014
http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/10/28/recyclers-battle-waste-management...

Recycling workers continue strike at Waste Management Bay Area sites "Teamsters Joint Council President Rome Aloise characterized the ILWU's struggle against Waste Management as unrealistic and called the workers "pawns" of the union leadership."

Recycling workers continue strike at Waste Management Bay Area sites "Teamsters Joint Council President Rome Aloise characterized the ILWU's struggle against Waste Management as unrealistic and called the workers "pawns" of the union leadership."
"The slogan and campaign that has been developed is based on a promise that cannot be met and is designed to create false hope for the workers,"

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