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Port dispute at an end? ILWU says tentative agreement reached on new contract with PMA

A dis­pute between the Inter­na­tion­al Long­shore and Ware­house Union (ILWU) and the Pacif­ic Mar­itime Asso­ci­a­tion (PMA), a group of West Coast ter­mi­nal oper­a­tors, is at an end fol­low­ing suc­cess­ful nego­ti­a­tions on a new con­tract, the par­ties say. “After more than nine months of nego­ti­a­tions, we are pleased to have reached an agree­ment that is good for […]

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Tables at NPI’s 2015 Spring Fundraising Gala to be named after great progressive leaders

Late Feb­ru­ary is the time of year when many North­ern Hemi­sphere dwellers like to say that spring is right around the cor­ner. For those of us liv­ing west of the Cas­cades here in the Pacif­ic North­west, it feels like spring has already arrived, with the unusu­al­ly warm tem­per­a­tures we’ve been expe­ri­enc­ing. The oth­er day, my […]