BYLINE: BY BILL DIBENEDETTO
An International LongshoremenOs Association local at Saint John, New Brunswick, is resisting a port plan to take a wharf out of cargo operation so that part of it can be used as a new corporate headquarters for Irving Oil Co.
OThe fix is on. ItOs a terrible deal,O said Pat Riley, president of the Canadian Maritime Workers Council and spokesman for ILA Local 273, which is leading opposition to the land transfer.
The port and Irving Oil, the portOs largest user, have agreed on a complicated sale, land-swap and lease that would affect Saint JohnOs Long Wharf, a 19.2-acre terminal that is used mainly for cruise ships but also …