Actually, a follow-up to two different protests of the day. . .
Posts Tagged ‘longshoremen’
Tags: agriculture, longshoremen, protest, shipping, South Africa, strike, unions, wages, workers
Tags: lockout, longshoremen, protest, shipping, strike, unions, workers
Contract negotiations with longshoremen across the nation have broken down in the past week. Federal mediators seeking to avoid a walkout of thousands of East Coast and Gulf Coast dockworkers, from Massachusetts to Texas, have called a meeting of them and shipping companies. Terminal owners in the Pacific Northwest are considering a lockout and have replacement workers standing by to ensure grain exports to Asia.