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Episode 56: West Coast Port Crisis Continues – with Special Guest Congressman Rod Blum

Tuesday, February 17th at 1PM EST: Think the West Coast port situation doesn't affect you - or your kids?  Think again!  Special Guest U.S. Congressman Rod Blum joins us LIVE to discuss the worsening situation at the ports. Tune in to hear how the intentionally created congestion at the ports, and the products needed by America's manufacturers to keep the jobs engine firing on all cylinders, is being ignored by the White House while retailers squirm under the scrutiny of customers who don't ...

Episode 55: West Coast Port Shutdown Could Be Days Away: Devastating For The Economy

With no contract, will the ILWU walk off the job and strike? Will the PMA lock out the workers as they did in 2002? If the West Coast ports are shut down at a cost to the country of nearly $2 billion a day, which seems likely given the breakdown in contract negotiations, thousands of containers coming into the U.S. and thousands more head out stuff with our exports will sit idle at the docks. Will the president invoke the Taft-Hartley Act to force the sides back to work by declaring a national ...

S3-E7 Serious Congestions in the California Ports

Special Guests Robyn M. Boerstling, Mark Hirzel and Peter Friedmann join MFG Talk Radio to discuss the west coast ports, ILWU and the state of the economy. To learn more about how the West Coast Port “Quake” and the effect on the economy CLICK HERE     Robyn M. Boerstling joined the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) in April 2008 as the Director of Transportation and Infrastructure Policy. Robyn helps direct the NAM’s transportation ...