Longshore workers are ready, willing and able to clear the backlog created by the industry's poor decisions.
In the latest effort to strengthen labor's hand in the global economy, West Coast dockworkers this month welcomed pilots at the Panama Canal into their union. And longshore unions on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts are forging new ties.
Accusing retail giant Rite Aid of "stalling" tactics, hundreds of workers and supporters from California, Pennsylvania and New York marched on the company's annual shareholder meeting.
When it comes to union busting, the retail drug giant Rite Aid is the "poster child" for why we need the Employee Free Choice Act, says Peter Olney, organizing director for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union.