Craig Merrilees

International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU).

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Communications Director for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union

Craig Merrilees on KCRW

Since July, unionized dockworkers and shipping companies had been negotiating a new contract behind closed doors -- until a recent exchange of angry public accusations.

Port Slowdown: Worrisome News for the Economy

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Several hundred clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach – without a contract for two-and-a-half years – began a strike last week.

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Several hundred clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach – without a contract for two-and-a-half years – began a strike last week.

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