From ABC Australia:
Workers who did not take part in industrial action labelled as ‘scabs’
The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched legal action against the Maritime Union of Australia over the distribution of abusive posters.
The posters labelled workers who did not take part in industrial action as scabs, and were distributed at the Fremantle [...]
The Port of Los Angeles and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa were honored Thursday night for their efforts in implementing the Clean Trucks Program.
The nonprofit Coalition for Clean Air presented them with the California Air Quality Award for “clean air stewardship,” port officials said.
The $1.6 billion Clean Trucks Program required all big rigs entering the [...]
From the Emergency Management blog:
REAL ID and The Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC) are two examples of how the Federal government is trying to develop standards for identification cards.
The “troubled” TWIC card program, like REAL ID, has been delayed time and again. Now the Transportation Security Agency (TSA) is providing a modification [...]
Port of Longview officials said Wednesday they expect to delay adoption of their strategic plan to July 13.
The original target date was June 22, but port staff members said they need more time to review public comments in a workshop that has yet to be scheduled.
More in the Daily News
Port of Longview commissioners agreed Friday to buy a small sliver of shoreline property at Barlow Point west of Longview, unlocking the big development potential of 275 acres of industrial property on the Columbia River.
The land, which the port bought from neighboring Millennium Bulk Terminals, is a thin finger running west from the edge [...]
From the Journal of Commerce:
Most shippers expect to decide by midsummer whether to divert cargo from the East and Gulf coasts to avoid possible longshore labor problems this fall, according to a Journal of Commerce poll.
The poll sought to gauge shippers’ contingency plans for the Sept. 30 expiration of the International Longshoremen’s Association [...]