labor

West Coast Dockworkers Back on the Job This Weekend
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez says dockworkers will return to West Coast ports Saturday evening.
In an interview with The Associated Press, Perez said that both the dockworkers' union and their employers agreed to resume weekend work now that they have reached a new co…
Record Crop Might Not Get to Central America Due to Labor Woes
Growers say labor woes at major West Coast sea ports have slowed the export of a record crop of Washington apples and endangered big Christmas season shipments of the fruit to Central America.
Delays have also hit shipments of autos, smartphones and numerous other products as longshoremen and shipper…