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Drilling At Seattle Tunnel Project To Resume

Longshoremen picketing the site of Seattle’s $2 billion tunnel project have agreed to allow work at the site to proceed while they continue to seek a resolution to a dispute over a handful of jobs at the waterfront site, Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday.

CBS Seattle–09/17/2013

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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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Some Area Longshoremen Agree To Work Despite Unpopular Contract

Longshoremen at grain terminals in Portland and Vancouver, Wash., went to work Thursday under the contract terms they soundly rejected last weekend.

12/27/2012

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Time Runs Short To Avert Longshoremen’s Strike

The dispute involves terminals in Seattle, Portland, and Vancouver, Wash., where longshoremen have been working without an agreement since the last contract expired Sept. 30.

CBS Seattle–12/27/2012

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Grain Terminal Companies Extend Offer Deadline

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Pacific Northwest grain terminal companies have given the longshore union extra time to accept what they say is their best and final offer. The owners of a half-dozen terminals along the […]

CBS Seattle–11/30/2012

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Deadline Nears In Grain Labor Dispute

Pacific Northwest grain shippers say there will be no immediate lockout at a half-dozen terminals along the Columbia River and on Puget Sound.

CBS Seattle–11/28/2012

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Northwest Longshore Workers Say They Don’t Want To Strike

Longshore workers said Monday they don’t want to strike at grain terminals in the region and they want to continue contract talks with terminal owners beyond a Wednesday deadline.

CBS Seattle–11/27/2012

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Port of Seattle, Unions Voice Opposition to New NBA Arena

The Port of Seattle, a business association, and the longshoremen union characterized a proposed new events arena in Seattle’s industrial district as a “land grab” that threatens jobs because it could increase traffic and land value.

06/07/2012

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