Contract extension http://wfae.org en Potential Strike At East, Gulf Coast Ports Would Hurt Charlotte http://wfae.org/post/potential-strike-east-gulf-coast-ports-would-hurt-charlotte <p>Shipping activity at the major ports along the East and Gulf coasts could grind to a halt late next week. That's because negotiations have broken down between dockworkers and ocean carriers to renew an expiring contract. If a strike happens, the effects would stretch across highways and railroads to Charlotte and beyond.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 23:21:18 +0000 Michael Tomsic 18067 at http://wfae.org Potential Strike At East, Gulf Coast Ports Would Hurt Charlotte