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Grain Inspections resume at United Grain; ILWU longshore union prepares for ratification vote

Grain Inspections resume at United Grain; ILWU longshore union prepares for ratification vote
http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2014/08/inspections_resume_...

Picketers at the Columbia Grain terminal in February.

By Mike Francis

Tentative deal in Northwest grain terminal dispute with ILWU

Tentative deal in Northwest grain terminal dispute with ILWU
http://news.yahoo.com/tentative-deal-northwest-grain-terminal-154152368....
Tentative deal in Northwest grain terminal dispute
Federal mediator announces tentative deal in long running Northwest grain terminal dispute
By Steven Dubois, Associated Press

United Grain argues with feds about whether inspectors can safely pass pickets

United Grain argues with feds about whether inspectors can safely pass pickets
http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2014/08/united_grain_argues...

A picketer confronts a person passing through United Grain's gate at the Port of Vancouver in February, on the one-year anniversary of the union lockout. (Beth Nakamura / The Oregonian)
PrintBy Mike Francis | mfrancis@oregonian.com

Unions That Used to Strike-The International Longshore and Warehouse Union, once known for its militancy and political radicalism, faces a choice between nurturing rank-and-file power and a slow, painful death.

Unions That Used to Strike-The International Longshore and Warehouse Union, once known for its militancy and political radicalism, faces a choice between nurturing rank-and-file power and a slow, painful death.
https://www.jacobinmag.com/2014/08/unions-that-used-to-strike/
8.6.14
by Robert Brenner and Suzi Weissman

NW Farmers Fret Over On-Going Vancouver, WA Port Shutdown

NW Farmers Fret Over On-Going Vancouver, WA Port Shutdown
http://www.opb.org/news/article/farmers-fret-over-on-going-port-shutdown/
OPB | Aug. 1, 2014 4:41 p.m. | Updated: Aug. 1, 2014 5:55 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Conrad Wilson

Shipments of grain have all but stopped at the Port of Vancouver and that couldn’t have come at a worse time for wheat producers. That’s because the wheat harvest is in full swing.

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