Ports operator Patrick stevedores sent text messages to workers last night saying they will not be paid if they front up to work today. MUA sources said Patrick had declared all-out war on the waterfront.
Wharfies had been planning partial work bans as part of their ongoing industrial dispute with the company over pay [...]
Longshoremen secured the billets in the hold of a breakbulk ship at the Port of Seattle. Photo by Matt Ventoza of ILWU Local 19.
Nearly 40 longshore workers were loading heavy steel rods for export onto a ship at Seattle’s Terminal 105 this week, a welcome boost to the region’s export economy.
While Nucor [...]
After nearly falling into negative territory in March, container volumes handled at the Port of Tacoma rose again in April, giving the port an unbroken string of seven consecutive months of month-over-month increases.
The port’s terminals last month handled a total of 112,908 container units up 5.2 percent from the 107,370 units it handled in [...]
Click on the image to listen to the 3-minute voice mail message that the employer's lead negotiator accidentally left for the union.
Shipping company Patrick stevedores has been caught plotting to lock out wharfies from the docks, launching another all-out waterfront war. The threat could reignite the disputes of 1998, risking the jobs of [...]
Royal Caribbean's Mariner of the Seas is one of two massive cruise ships to pull out of the Port of Los Angeles this year.
For the first time in about 15 years, the usually vibrant, year-round cruise season will lie dormant this summer at the Port of Los Angeles.
Problems first appeared two years [...]