Port electricians resume work

Longshoremen at the Port of Portland stood aside as union electricians resumed disputed work.

Longshoremen at the Port of Portland stood aside as union electricians resumed disputed work.

For now, the division of labor ends a crisis at the Port, where a dispute over which union gets to work with the containers disrupted operations this summer, leading to massive cargo tie-ups and skipped vessel calls.

But Port managers say longshoremen could still choose to defy a National Labor Relations Board decision Monday awarding electricians the equivalent of two jobs plugging, unplugging and monitoring refrigerated containers.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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