As Port Strike Deadline Approaches Obama Pressured To Use Taft-Hartley

By: Friday December 28, 2012 6:14 am

UPDATE 1:10PM EST: There has been a 30 day extension to the ILA contract postponing the strike. The deadline is December 29th. Tomorrow. At 12:01 am on December 30th 14 ports from Boston to Houston will close as members of the International Longshoremen Association (ILA) covering the the East and Gulf coasts go on strike. [...]

Occupy the Ports Plans Shutdown Up and Down West Coast

By: Monday December 12, 2011 6:58 am

Speaking of protests, the latest set of Occupy protests are happening at this hour, as demonstrators attempt to shut down West Coast ports in 14 locations from Anchorage to San Diego. The port of Long Beach is seeing protests at this hour; the call to action began at 5:00am local time. The national leadership of [...]