Union says Port’s giveaways of public funds to private corporations violate federal law and Oregon Constitution; demands all funds remain in public hands
PORTLAND,OR (August 16, 2012) – Today, the ILWU filed a federal lawsuit against the Port of Portland and Bill Wyatt, its Executive Director, for unlawfully gifting nearly $5 million in public funds [...]
Virginia’s top transportation official said late Monday two more companies want to buy the rights to run the state’s ports, but the public will have to wait a week and a half to learn the identity of the bidders.
The proposals come three months after the state announced an initial bid from APM Terminals to [...]
News that the military has withdrawn from Puerto Quetzal port in Guatemala and that privatisation plans have been temporarily put on hold as a result of an agreement between the government and the port workers’ union STEPQ (Sindicato de Trabajadores de Empresa Portuaria Quetzal) has been welcomed by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) today [...]