Labor Pains: Because Being in a Union can be Painful

Tag Archive: ports

  • News Roundup: 2-11-13

    Posted on Feb 11, 2013 by Center for Union Facts

    Cincinnati Enquirer: Voices: US labor unions face stacked deck A union organizer argues that employees should only hear one side of the story: his. Los Angeles Times: Ports face labor discord The costly strike that ended in December is now at risk of starting again. Washington Examiner: Study: Transparency in collective bargaining could save taxpayers […]

  • News Roundup

    Posted on Jan 18, 2013 by Center for Union Facts

    Reuters: Unions make U.S. Ports Less Competitive There’s a reason that the nation’s ports have, once again, become the hotbed of labor problems: human beings are less effective than machines. Reuters has a full analysis on the issue, explaining that for every 20 dockworkers used at an American port, there are five (or less) dockworkers […]

  • News Roundup

    Posted on Jan 10, 2013 by Center for Union Facts

    Teamsters Unionize Truck Drivers at Southern CA Ports Having suffered a costly port strike in December, the businesses—to say nothing of the millions of Americans—who rely on the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach won’t be happy to hear this news: The Press-Telegram reports that 65 truckers for Toll Group have reached a union contract agreement with port management. The paper declared them “the […]