Dockworker Slowdown Costs $77 Million

On February 27, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

Breakdowns in negotiation of a monopoly bargaining contract has resulted in a slowdown at West Coast ports that has lasted more than a year. Washington state has lost approximately $77 million in business due to the slowdown.  Andrew Soergel has the story in US News and World Report Online. “This value represents the sum of […]

NLRB: Longshoremans Union Broke Labor Laws

On December 28, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

The National Labor Relations Board has ruled the Longshoremans Union (ILWU) has violated federal law with slowdowns and work stoppages which could cost union members millions of dollars and jobs.  Rich Bowmer has the story on Jefferson Public Radio.org. Since September, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled – twice – that the International Longshore […]