A sign, at right, announces that all terminals are closed at the Port of Tacoma, near an entrance to a shipping terminal, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, in Tacoma, Wash. In Seattle and Tacoma, both ports ... more 
A sign, at right, announces that all terminals are closed at the Port of Tacoma, near an entrance to a shipping terminal, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, in Tacoma, Wash. In Seattle and Tacoma, both ports were shut down after hundreds of Longshore workers failed to show up for work on Thursday in connection with a union dispute at the Port of Longview in Washington state.(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ted S. Warren
Thu, Sep 8, 2011 4:41 PM EDT