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ILWU shenanigans at Port of Portland may bankrupt the dockworker union

PortandTerminal.com, December 3, 2019 “How a feud over two jobs tipped the West Coast longshore union toward bankruptcy” SEATTLE, WA – If you enjoyed watching Netflix’s “The Irishman”, you’re going to love this story. It doesn’t get crazier sounding than this. Los Angeles Time’s reporter Richard Read published a piece a few days ago about how a longstanding feud over …

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$93.6M awarded to Port Terminal operator for losses due to dock workers actions

By The Associated Press, November 5, 2019 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal jury has awarded $93.6 million to the former operator of the Port of Portland’s container terminal, finding the dock workers union sabotaged shipping traffic through years of labor slowdowns and stoppages. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the Philippine-owned ICTSI Oregon, which signed a 25-year lease in 2010 to operate Terminal …

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