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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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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