It's Time for Politicians to Take a Stand

If workers strike at a hotel or a construction site, who is affected? A few customers are inconvenienced or construction gets delayed by a few days or weeks — big deal; a strike may make local headlines, but the impact is minimal. A port strike is an entirely different matter. Ports are referred to as “economic engines” not as a clever marketing slogan or because of the longshore, local trucking or other direct port jobs.

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