Cargill grain terminal in Seattle. ILWU members have worked for 80 years in Pacific Northwest grain terminals with no interruptions.
On Monday, leaders from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and representatives of the Pacific Northwest Grain Elevator Operators opened negotiations for a new labor contract.
Both sides are guardedly optimistic that the negotiations [...]
CNN’s Jeanne Moos digs deeper into the footage that’s been seen around the world and shows video of the EGT-related vehicle that plowed through demonstrators without an arrest. Click on the image above to start the video, or try this link.
Law enforcement’s heavy hand against ILWU longshore workers on September 7, 2011 at the Port of Longview, WA. Brock Lile photo
Cowlitz County Sheriff Mark Nelson said Friday his office plans to arrest protesters involved with a raid on a grain terminal at the Port of Longview early Thursday and asked for the public’s [...]