More than likely, it is possible to build a system for moving containers from point A to B that doesn’t pollute the air. The question is can it operate efficiently in a port environment where points A and B are busy docks and rail yards? If the answer is yes, the next question is whether [...]
Respected member of Parliament and the Frente Amplio party files a challenge against “unconstitutionality and bribery” in changes recently made to the collective bagaining agreement by disputed union leadership
The ILWU Coast Longshore Division recently met with Jose Maria Villalta in Costa Rica.
SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA, JUNE 14, 2010 – Parliamentarian José María [...]
Costa Rica’s Comptroller’s Office has determined that the Instituto Costarricense de Puertos del Pacífico (Incop) – Pacific ports institute - failed to carry out an adequate inspection of the Caldera port concessionaire, Sociedad Portuaria de Caldera (SPC).
By law, Incop must ensure that ongoing expansion and maintenance works at the facility, budgeted at us$4.34 million, [...]
On Feb. 26 the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) charged that the government of Costa Rican president Oscar Arias Sánchez had in effect “illegally established a ‘yellow’ (unrepresentjeative, undemocratic, employer-run) trade union” for the 1,500 dockworkers at the Atlantic coast city of Limón. The government’s interference in the union”in contravention of
conventions 87 and 98″ of [...]