Short Port Report - How the West Coast port shutdown could ruin Christmas. By Daniel Gross

Can you believe it is over bar code scanners? They want to improve the paper process by using scanners and the Union laborers who are paid $85k/year at the LOW level are pissed because they bar code contract will probably employ their own non-union laborers. Frankly, they port owners are right to lock out over a slow down, but perhaps they should just fire the union over it.