Longshoremen Walk Off Job at Two LA Port Terminals
By: Bill Mongelluzzo | July 08 2014
International Longshore and Warehouse Union longshoremen in Southern California walked off their jobs about 9 a.m. at Evergreen and APL terminals in the Port of Los Angeles today. Teamsters protesters were picketing in the harbor area. The Pacific Maritime Association immediately called in the jointly appointed PMA-ILWU arbitrator. Employers speculate that since they are now able to call in the arbitrator, the ILWU was able to show solidarity with the Teamsters, with the assumption that the arbitrator will order the longshoremen to return to their jobs.
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