Wednesday, September 2, 2009

What's up with the ILA?

I don't know what world these folks live in... with international shipping down more than 10%, they reject a proposal to extend their current contract?

International Longshoremen’s Association delegates unanimously rejected a proposed two-year extension of the ILA's contract for Atlantic and Gulf dockworkers on Wednesday.

click here for link to article from Journal of Commerce

Maybe, this will be the year that the carriers say, enough is enough.

A container crane operator makes over 100,000 per year.

I wonder if they still have water boys?

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