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Union Pickets Seattle Tunnel Project Over 4 Jobs

Longshoremen are picketing at the site of Seattle’s $3.1 billion tunnel project, arguing that four jobs along the waterfront have been improperly given to other union workers.

CBS Seattle–08/20/2013

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Vancouver Terminal Declares Lockout, Cites Sabotage

A Pacific Northwest grain terminal owner imposed a lockout on longshoremen Wednesday after saying an “independent former FBI investigator” determined a union leader sabotaged company equipment at the height of contentious labor problems in December.

CBS Seattle–02/27/2013

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Longshore Union Sues Over Seattle Arena Plan

The Superior Court lawsuit contends that Seattle and King County, working with investor Chris Hansen, have approved an agreement to build the arena in an industrial area south of downtown without first completing a required environmental review.

10/19/2012