East Coast Dockworkers' Strike Could Slam Economy

Union threatens action starting Sunday

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 27, 2012 7:23 AM CST

(Newser) – Some 14,500 dockworkers are ready to walk out on strike Sunday, and it could shutter ports from Boston to Houston and choke the US economy big-time. The longshoremen are "in a crucial place in the flow of goods," says one professor; New...   Read full story »


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