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ILA says new labor contract sends message Baltimore port is 'open for business'
ILA says new labor contract sends message Baltimore port is 'open for business'

Local dockworkers' approval of a long-disputed labor contract in Baltimore sends a message to shippers that the city's port is "open for business," according to a union official. "Your voices have been heard," wrote Wilbert Rowell, the International Longshoremen's Association trustee in charge of the troubled Local 333 chapter, in a note to members about Wednesday's vote. "With a majority of 'Yes' votes you have also provided a message to customers sending or receiving cargo through the Port of Baltimore," Rowell wrote in the note, which appeared on the local's website late Thursday. "Thank you for letting the democratic...

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