Dockworkers at Northwest ports reject pact offer

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JamVee wrote:

Maybe Washington and Oregon need to look at implementing Right to Work laws and join the other 24 or 25 states that already have them.

Dec 25, 2012 8:07am EST  --  Report as abuse
TAFTHORN wrote:

Right to Work laws work as we all know. However, they cut into the money the Union leaders have for their personal use. So it looks like Obama will have to throw some more taxpayers money to this union as well….don’t want those union leaders to suffer do we?

Dec 25, 2012 9:19am EST  --  Report as abuse
Mutantone wrote:

“Major sticking points to a settlement there include the future of so-called “container royalties” earned by union members based on tons of cargo moved through a port,”
so they want a special payment attached to each container they move, Isn’t that what their job is in the first place to move the containers?
Now they want a bit of each container moved through the port or they will not do their jobs. Sounds like extortion to me.

Dec 25, 2012 9:33pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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