Posts tagged coal

    The never-ending strike

    January 6, 2023 // The average strike lasts just over 40 days, according to Bloomberg Law. But some last much longer. In Brookwood, Alabama, coal miners have been on strike for over 600 days, and they don't have any intention of backing down anytime soon. Today, Stephan Bisaha of the Gulf States Newsroom joins us to explain how global macroeconomic forces can converge to keep a labor strike going for so long, and what it takes to sustain it.

    Westshore Terminals: Longshore and Warehouse Union Begins Strike

    September 20, 2022 // Westshore Terminals Investment Corp. said members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 502 went on strike Saturday. "The work stoppage will result in a complete suspension of operations at the terminal," the British Columbia logistics company said Friday.