Waiting for a court decision down on the waterfront

Things have changed quite a bit on the docks of North America since Brando, Malden and Cobb made the classic picture On the Waterfront.

Discussion and negotiations tend to settle the differences now as opposed to the brass knuckles so elegantly referred to in the above clip, but every once in a while it seems that the two sides need a bit of help in working together…

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Court decision came in, government apparently won their point.

So an order that any further refusal constituted an illegal strike was about to come into effect, thus the latest move from the ILWU.

The Union issued a notice on their website that said they revoked their direction to the members of ILWU Locals 500, 502, 514 and 517 to not complete the Marine Transportation Security Clearance application forms.