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Topic: International Longshore and Warehouse Union

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November 13, 2014 at 3:40 PM

Idle West Coast ports: Hurting U.S. economy

Once again the intransigence and greed of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union hold hostage not just West Coast ports, but the entire American economy [“Congestion at ports rattles growers, importers and truckers,” Business, Nov. 11]. No doubt goods destined for stores nationwide, including New Jersey where I now live, are on container ships subject…

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Comments | More in Port of Seattle | Topics: International Longshore and Warehouse Union, Pacific Maritime Association, Scott St. Clair

August 19, 2014 at 7:01 AM

Grain exports: Workers were locked out, not on strike

The Seattle Times’ negative editorial regarding Gov. Jay Inslee’s intervention on the side of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union’s labor dispute with United Grain is incredibly slanted and biased [“Close call on grain exports offers a lesson,” Opinion, Aug. 13]. The editorial’s glib pass over of the fact workers were locked out, not…

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Comments | More in Exports | Topics: Gov. Jay Inslee, Grain exports, International Longshore and Warehouse Union