The articles excerpted on this site report on the state of the industry as seen by mainstream media, and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the officers of the ILWU Coast Longshore Division.

Judge appoints ex-governor to settle ICTSI dispute in Portland

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 […]


ICTSI faces Portland labour lawsuit

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 […]