A federal judge on Friday appointed former Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski to help settle a dispute between two unions that has slowed the flow of cargo at the Port of Portland.
Simon made the surprise announcement late Friday afternoon, at the end of a 3 1/2-hour hearing in which the National Labor Relations Board asked [...]
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union has filed a lawsuit against ICTSI Oregon over what it calls the violation of a longstanding collective bargaining agreement between the Pacific Maritime Association, stevedores and the union.
The collective bargaining agreement stems back to the privatisation of Terminal 6 back in 2010 – it was meant to safeguard [...]