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  • Baltimore's crane drain

    Baltimore's crane drain
    Hats off to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and other top city officials for not blowing their tops when word came down last week that language included in the Senate's version of the state budget package would give a $2 million tax break to Ports America Chesapeake — all of it coming straight out of the city's coffers. Considering other budgetary setbacks the city has suffered in recent weeks, from the nine-figure schools deficit to a $9.2 million shortfall in anticipated revenue from the Horseshoe Casino, such restraint must not have come easily.
  • ILA says new labor contract sends message Baltimore port is 'open for business'

    ILA says new labor contract sends message Baltimore port is 'open for business'
    Local dockworkers' approval of a long-disputed labor contract in Baltimore sends a message to shippers that the city's port is "open for business," according to a union official. "Your voices have been heard," wrote Wilbert Rowell, the International...

    Baltimore longshoremen approve contract

    Members of Baltimore's largest dockworkers union have agreed to a new contract. The Baltimore Sun reports (http://bsun.md/1Guhc6z ) that International Longshoremen's Association Local 333 members voted Wednesday to approve the contract, ending a nearly...

    Longshoremen approve local contract, ending 18-month labor standoff at Baltimore port

    Longshoremen approve local contract, ending 18-month labor standoff at Baltimore port
    Members of Baltimore's largest dockworkers union agreed Wednesday to a new local labor contract, ending a nearly 18-month standoff that both sides said threatened the long-term viability of the port. Members of the International Longshoremen's...

    Baltimore longshoremen sue national union for control ahead of contract vote

    Baltimore longshoremen sue national union for control ahead of contract vote
    Just days before another vote on a port labor contract, dozens of Baltimore dockworkers alleged in a federal lawsuit that national union officials illegally wrested control of their local chapter and thinned its ranks to push through an unfavorable...