An arbitrator has ordered a longshoremen’s local to pay $3.8 million in damages for a three-day strike at the Port of Baltimore that he said violated a no-strike provision in the longshoremen’s master contract.
The union strikes a deal to get the massive Port of Baltimore back up and running–for now.
Baltimore’s port is still shut down for a second day. Striking longshoremen and ship companies have yet to reach a contract settlement.
The same night politicians finally strike a deal in Washington, the Port of Baltimore is negotiating its own deal. A union dispute has stopped all operations at the port–one of the busiest in the nation.
A trash collector on strike in Montgomery County was struck by a garbage truck being driven by a temporary worker.
More than 50 trash workers in Montgomery County are striking.
Mother Nature may be to blame for a city house fire. Firefighters responded to a possible lightning strike around 6 p.m. Friday evening in West Baltimore.
Two young men are rushed to the hospital after they may have been struck by lightning in Annapolis.
Army officials say two houses were destroyed and two others were damaged when a lightning strike triggered a fire at the installation.
A Baltimore County firefighter is hurt battling a blaze likely sparked by lightning.
There will be no strike at the Port of Baltimore this weekend. Hundreds of workers threatened the action, which would have had a major impact on one of Maryland’s vital economic engines.
Weeks after a critical West Coast port complex was crippled by a few hundred striking workers, the East Coast is bracing for a possible walkout numbering thousands that could close 15 ports from Massachusetts to Texas.