Businesses urged White House to keep ports open:

12/28/2012 | Hill, The · (Philadelphia)

As the threat of a dockworker strike shutting down 14 major ports loomed, business leaders pressed President Barack Obama to use his powers under the Taft-Hartley Act to keep the ports open. A shutdown would take a major toll on U.S. businesses, causing logistical chaos that could take months to put right, industry groups argued. Taft-Hartley was last invoked in 2002 by George W. Bush, during a West Coast port shutdown that cost the economy about $1 billion a day.

View Full Article in:

Hill, The · (Philadelphia)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Business

Job Title Company Location
Manager, Technical Staffing
U.S. Cellular
Chicago, IL
Human Resource Director
Salt Lake City, UT
Vice-President of Global Sales
Lindsay Corporation
Hartland, WI
Chief Operations Officer
Delta Community Supports
Blue Bell, PA
Administrative Management Specialist
Smithsonian Institute
Washington, DC