Re: “West Coast port crisis needs president’s intervention” (editorial, 2-13).
The editorial board lays blame at the feet of West Coast dockworkers, but then claims to be agnostic on who is actually causing the problem. Let’s focus on supporting good jobs in our community, shall we?
At other times, The News Tribune trumpets that trade-related jobs are some of the best-paying in the state. Why? The reason is simple: The longshore workers stand up for themselves in a union, and so should everyone who believes in supporting our local economy.
Dockworkers do a hard and dangerous job that takes a physical …