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Monday, April 06, 2015

Roughly six weeks after the International Warehouse & Longshore Union and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) reached a tentative five-year labor agreement, following nine months of often acrimonious negotiations that led to myriad supply chain and logistics disruptions, the ILWU said late last week that steps are being taken to make the tentative agreement a done deal.
Posted on 04/06 at 09:30 AM
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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Indications given by a splinter group of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union suggest that shippers should not assume the tentative contract with the Pacific Maritime Association is a “done deal.”
Posted on 03/26 at 09:21 AM
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Monday, February 23, 2015

While the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) have arrived at a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract covering workers at all 29 West Coast ports, questions still remain about productivity.
Posted on 02/23 at 06:35 AM
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Friday, February 20, 2015

Meanwhile, Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein both issued a letter appealing to reason
Posted on 02/20 at 09:16 AM
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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Port of Oakland cargo volume declined dramatically in January, the result of an ongoing West Coast waterfront labor dispute.
Posted on 02/17 at 12:03 PM
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Friday, February 13, 2015

Appearing ever more desperate, International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) President Robert McEllrath has issued a video pleading with his membership to “remain united and remain strong.”
Posted on 02/13 at 03:29 PM
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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

PMA members will temporarily suspend premium-pay weekend and holiday vessel operations on four upcoming dates
Posted on 02/11 at 08:40 PM
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Friday, February 06, 2015

The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) announced today that weekend vessel loading and unloading operations will be temporarily suspended this weekend, with yard, rail and gate operations continuing at terminal operators’ discretion.
Posted on 02/06 at 05:57 PM
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Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Seeking to break the deadlock in stalled West Coast longshore negotiations, the Pacific Maritime Association has made an “all-in” contract offer that would significantly increase compensation to members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU).
Posted on 02/04 at 08:56 PM
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), representing employers at 29 ports, and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), which represents 20,000 dockworkers, have come to a tentative agreement on a key issue in ongoing contract negotiations.
Posted on 01/27 at 11:30 AM
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