Wash. High Court To Hear Appeal In SeaTac Minimum Wage Lawsuit – It’s been almost six months since some transportation and hospitality workers in the city of SeaTac got a raise to $15 an hour, but ground crew workers at the airport haven’t received that raise because of a county judge’s ruling.
Port of Longview hires firm to help navigate Barlow Point development – The Port of Longview hired a contractor this month to help it develop Barlow Point, one of the last large, undeveloped industrial sites left on the Columbia River and the West Coast.
Bill seeking to form short-line safety institute enters Senate – U.S. Sens. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) on Tuesday introduced a bill that would authorize the formation of a Short Line Rail Safety Institute to enhance safety practices at short lines.
UP beefs up intermodal service – Union Pacific Railroad has added 11 intermodal train starts between Northern California and Portland, Oregon, and Chicago this year, potentially allowing the carrier to grab business from customers frustrated with BNSF’s ailing service.
Port of Vancouver says potash export deal is off – More than three years of negotiations fail to produce final accord.
Longshoremen Contract Threatens U.S. West Coast Port Trade – Business groups are urging longshoremen and their employers to avoid a dispute that could cripple ports along the West Coast and affect billions of dollars in commerce.