Excerpts from the Daily News:
A hung jury forced a mistrial late Friday night in the misdemeanor trial of ILWU President Robert McEllrath, accused of obstructing/delaying a train Sept. 7 at the Port of Longview.
McEllrath, the top executive in the ILWU, was accused of standing on the railroad tracks — along with several hundred [...]
The Commonwealth has begun legal action against the Maritime Union of Australia and its WA assistant secretary over the distribution of flyers vilifying Fremantle Ports workers as “scabs”.
The ombudsman said Mr Tracey faced penalties of $6600 for each breach and the MUA, which is alleged to have approved of his actions, faced penalties of [...]
From the Alliance for Global Justice:
The Solidarity Center has some good and helpful programs and some that are at least more or less benign. But these good programs can act to hide a more fundamental purpose to infiltrate and influence the labor movements of other countries and to provide a channel of interference in [...]
APM Terminals Shanghai
APM Terminals will open a new regional headquarters in Singapore in September to oversee its operations in Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent and free its Shanghai office to focus on China and Japan.
A.P. Moller-Maersk’s port operating arm said the new headquarters will drive its effort to strengthen operations and [...]