JANUARY 23, 2015

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

Old oyster house will be moved to port’s waterfront lotVisitors to the Port of Allyn or the Allyn Waterfront Park might notice a new structure on the lower parking lot of the port’s premises, where the old oyster house is scheduled to be relocated.

 

 

RAIL 

UP: West Coast port congestion dragging international intermodal growthUnion Pacific Railroad said U.S. West Coast port congestion will remain a drag on its volume growth until the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and waterfront employers agree to a contract.

 

 

UNIONS

Tacoma longshoremen rally amid West Coast port slowdownA couple hundred longshoremen in safety vests and hard hats filled Tollefson Plaza in downtown Tacoma on Thursday in a show of union solidarity amid a monthslong slowdown at West Coast ports.

ILWU rally to press employers to resolve chassis M&R issueThousands of supporters of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union are expected to attend a rally this evening near the Port of Los Angeles to urge waterfront employers to resolve what has become the most controversial issue of West Coast contract negotiations — jurisdiction over chassis maintenance and repair.

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