NOVEMBER 11, 2014

AIRPORTS 

Airlines sue Port of Seattle over wage increasesAn airline industry trade organization is suing the Port of Seattle over its decision to increase the minimum wage for some workers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. 

Port of Seattle defends airport wage increases In response to a lawsuit, the Port of Seattle says it has the authority under Washington law to increase the minimum wage for some workers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

New Port of Seattle CEO sets lofty goal: Add 100,000 jobs in regionTed Fick, the newly appointed CEO for the Port of Seattle, announced his goal to bring 100,000 new jobs to the Puget Sound region Monday at the Washington Council on International Trade Conference at the Westin in downtown Seattle.

 

TRADE 

Shipping slowdown eases up on Tacoma waterfrontShipping containers were moving quicker on the Tacoma and Seattle waterfronts Monday after the Longshore union and a group representing terminal operators and shipping lines negotiated over the weekend on a new contract.

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