West coast dock strike heating…

West coast dock strike heating up

From the ILWU website

PMA brings armed thugs to federal mediation meeting

ILWU walks out

Today ILWU officers walked out of scheduled talks with the Pacific Maritime Association and Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services head Peter Hurtgen at the FMSC office in Oakland when they arrived this morning and were greeted by gun-toting security guards under the employment of the PMA.

Hey, the union has been locked out, thus they aren’t actually on strike, so maybe Bush can’t invoke Taft-Hartley?