“Sheriff Nelson, we came here to make it easy and simple,” local union president Dan Coffman said after the group stood outside the hall for half an hour. “We came here in good faith. … I’m hoping we don’t have to worry about being arrested in the middle of the night now”
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About 200 Longshore workers involved in a hostile labor dispute in Washington state made gathered at a courthouse on Friday, challenging the sheriff to peacefully arrest anyone in the crowd accused of committing a crime.
“We’re here. If you want us, come and get us,” shouted ILWU Local 21 President Dan Coffman, looking up at [...]