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Bush rewards bosses, invokes Taft-Hartley (tags)
LOS ANGELES – The labor movement reacted with outrage to George W. Bush’s decision to invoke the unionbusting Taft-Hartley Act to end an employer lockout of the West Coast International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU). It was the first use of the law against the union since Richard Nixon invoked it in 1971 to interrupt a strike.
West Coast Ports Stay Shut (tags)
Shippers: W. Coast Ports Stay Shut - Sun Sep 29,11:35 PM ET - By JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press Writer
PMA reject agreement, Closes West Coast ports (tags)
From the ILWU website. KPCC also reported on this. What does it mean? Are the ports closed?
Labor Rally Thursday (tags)
Rally Thursday noon in Wilmington, CA to show support for the ILWU longshore workers.