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Longshore union blasts Gov. Kitzhaber's request

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Monday, March 03, 2014

Governor John Kitzhaber asked the Port of Portland to seek an independent review of conditions at its container terminal.

The timing and nature of the longshore statement, which describes the Port’s probe as a case of “the fox guarding the hen house,” is further evidence of deeply toxic relations between the union and its adversaries: the Port and terminal operator ICTSI Oregon Inc.

Kitzhaber wants the review to determine whether ICTSI fails to provide enough working equipment to run the yard, as longshore workers claim, or whether union members sabotage operations by sidelining perfectly good machinery for repairs.

Read more at OregonLive.com

 

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