union unrest http://kplu.org en Longview grain terminal, union working together http://kplu.org/post/longview-grain-terminal-union-working-together <p>LONGVIEW, Wash. &mdash; After a year of sometimes-violent demonstrations with multiple arrests at the Port of Longview, the EGT terminal and Longshore union jointly announced Monday they&#39;re working together for the first time for a grain ship arriving Tuesday.</p><p> Mon, 06 Feb 2012 19:12:32 +0000 The Associated Press 4062 at http://kplu.org Judge fines Longshore union $250,000 over tactics http://kplu.org/post/judge-fines-longshore-union-250000-over-tactics <p>TACOMA, Wash. &mdash; A federal judge has fined a Longshore union $250,000 for its tactics in a Longview labor dispute.</p><p> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 17:07:30 +0000 The Associated Press 2772 at http://kplu.org Judge fines Longshore union $250,000 over tactics Sheriff: Longshoremen strike in Longview costly, nerve-wracking http://kplu.org/post/sheriff-longshoremen-strike-longview-costly-nerve-wracking <p>LONGVIEW, Wash. &mdash; The Cowlitz County sheriff says continuing labor strife at a Port of Longview grain terminal is straining nerves and budgets.</p><p> Thu, 22 Sep 2011 16:36:53 +0000 The Associated Press 2702 at http://kplu.org Sheriff: Longshoremen strike in Longview costly, nerve-wracking Update: Longshoremen pepper-sprayed, arrests made in Longview http://kplu.org/post/update-longshoremen-pepper-sprayed-arrests-made-longview <p>LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) &mdash; A conflict over Longshore union jobs at the Port of Longview, Wash., grain terminal is flaring up again with the arrest of protesters blocking railroad tracks.</p><p> Wed, 21 Sep 2011 18:40:33 +0000 The Associated Press 2688 at http://kplu.org Longshore workers from protest show up for arrests http://kplu.org/post/longshore-workers-protest-show-arrests <p>KELSO, Wash. &mdash; About 200 Longshore workers stopped by a courthouse in Washington state to turn themselves in but left a short time later after no arrests were made.</p><p> Fri, 16 Sep 2011 21:20:13 +0000 The Associated Press 2652 at http://kplu.org Longshore workers from protest show up for arrests Longshoremen union held in contempt for terminal raid http://kplu.org/post/longshoremen-union-held-contempt-terminal-raid <p>TACOMA, Wash. &mdash; A federal judge has found a union in contempt of court after hundreds of its members raided a grain terminal in southwestern Washington, smashed windows and menaced security guards last week.</p><p> Thu, 15 Sep 2011 22:57:41 +0000 The Associated Press 2640 at http://kplu.org Longshoremen union held in contempt for terminal raid Arrests made stemming from Longview union protests http://kplu.org/post/arrests-made-stemming-longview-union-protests <p>KELSO, Wash. &mdash; Authorities in Washington have arrested two people in connection with the union takeover of a Longview grain terminal, including a worker caught on video in a vulgarity-laced tirade outside the union hall.</p><p> Tue, 13 Sep 2011 21:39:35 +0000 The Associated Press 2615 at http://kplu.org Arrests made stemming from Longview union protests Long history of Longshore labor unrest on West Coast http://kplu.org/post/long-history-longshore-labor-unrest-west-coast <p>Port managers and workers up and down the west coast are closely watching the unrest in Longview, Wash. That&rsquo;s where unionized longshoremen early Thursday morning stormed a port terminal and clashed with police.</p><p>If the unrest continues, this could be the first time west coast shipping is brought to a standstill in nearly 10 years.</p><p> Fri, 09 Sep 2011 17:03:42 +0000 Austin Jenkins 2588 at http://kplu.org Long history of Longshore labor unrest on West Coast