How maritime workers challenged controversial omnibus bill in Congress

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FreightWaves explores the archives of American Shipper’s nearly 70-year-old collection of shipping and maritime publications to showcase interesting freight stories of long ago.

In this week’s edition from the July 1980 issue, FreightWaves looks at a controversial bill that angered maritime workers.

Shipyard workers want to kill it all

Clearly dissatisfied with the final version of the maritime omnibus bill approved by the House Merchant Marine & Fisheries Committee, most industry and labor...

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