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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

A federal judge threw out the ruling that awarded two Port of Portland jobs to union electricians instead of longshoremen.

U.S. District Judge Michael Mosman issued an order vacating the August decision by the Washington, D.C.-based board, which found electricians were entitled to plug, unplug and monitor refrigerated containers. Problems related to the dispute at the Port's Terminal 6 led to mile-long lines of trucks last summer, causing cargo vessels to bypass Portland.

Mosman's order reopens an issue that had appeared settled, handing a well-timed victory to the International Longshore and Warehouse Union. The San Francisco-based union also represents workers who, in a separate dispute, are locked out of grain terminals in Portland and Vancouver.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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