Excerpts from the Portland Business Journal:
“There are much bigger issues at play, issues that strike at the heart of our collective bargaining agreement,” Leal Sundet, the union’s coast committeeman, said in a news release.
While two jobs are at issue, the longshore union has argued that the larger problem is with ICTSI’s refusal to [...]
Oregon Public Broadcasting featured ILWU Local 8 member Jim Daw as the first worker to be profiled in their reinstated ‘On the Job’ series. Daw spoke with OPB at Terminal 5, July 18. In the 10-minute live interview, Daw described his father’s experience on the waterfront prior to containerization and the importance of safety [...]
From the Maritime Union of Australia:
Patrick risks reigniting a bitter industrial dispute on the country’s waterfront after unveiling plans to slash more than half the wharfies employed at its container operations at Sydney’s Port Botany.
The stevedoring business – a division of Australia’s largest listed ports operator, Asciano – will lay off 270 of [...]