West Coast Shippers Face Gender Discrimination Complaint

Labor justice advocates representing dock works along the West Coast filed a discrimination complaint Thursday with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, alleging workers have been systematically denied access to promotions due to gender-based discrimination by employers.

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Orcas Threatened by Maritime Shipping Plan, Tribes Say

The U.S. Coast Guard’s failure to consult federal fisheries managers on a shipping-traffic plan that includes a significant increase in oil tankers violates the Endangered Species Act and threatens southern resident killer whales, according to a suit filed by two native tribes this week.

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Teacher Alleges Bizarre Payback for Bad Reviews

An Illinois native living in China claims an international shipping company bought a website domain for her name and made it appear that she was offering erotic massages to get even for negative reviews she posted about its service.

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