Ports Shutdown Averted, But Huge Backlog

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, forged a compromise between the West Coast dockworkers and their employers. From Bloomberg: “This is now in the rear-view mirror,” Labor Secretary Tom Perez told reporters late Friday outside the San Francisco headquarters of the Pacific Maritime Association, which had been locked in the contract battle with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union. “A … [Read more...]