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Longshore union prepares for job lottery

Posted: Thursday, Feb 28th, 2013

If the Port of Newport goes ahead with a planned log export operation, freighters like the one pictured in this undated photo would once again be seen in Yaquina Bay. The port is nearing completion of a multi-million dollar restoration of its International Terminal. Local International Longshore and Warehouse Union representatives say log exporting could create 26 part-time longshore positions initially and possibly several fulltime jobs. (File photo)

NEWPORT For the first time in many years, International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 53 will likely see a significant increase in its casual workforce as the Port of Newport readies to resume international shipping.

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