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Friday, November 21, 2014

Three weeks after initiating a coordinated series of slowdowns that have mired the major West Coast ports of Tacoma, Seattle, Oakland, Los Angeles and Long Beach, the ILWU has pushed away from the bargaining table.
Posted on 11/21 at 09:52 AM
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The Agriculture Transportation Coalition has asked the Administration to bring in a federal mediator to help resolve the negotiations, and if a strike or lockout occurs, the AgTC advocates the rarely-invoked Taft-Hartley Act.
Posted on 11/19 at 04:43 PM
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While U.S. manufacturers and retailers have been bemoaning the ongoing labor/management crisis at West Coast ports, the situation is becoming increasingly dire for U.S. agriculture and forest products exporters.
Posted on 11/19 at 10:47 AM
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

A new threat to U.S. West Coast port productivity surfaced yesterday, as the Teamsters began organizing independent owner-operated truckers.
Posted on 11/18 at 09:04 AM
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Friday, November 07, 2014

No congestion issues here, as gateway looks for more outbound bulk and breakbulk options
Posted on 11/07 at 04:15 PM
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While shippers are understandably shaken by the impasse in U.S. West Coast dockside labor talks, port authorities are resolute in taking a neutral position on the issue.
Posted on 11/07 at 03:19 PM
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Wednesday, November 05, 2014

As contract negotiations resume today between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), a war of words and allegations has escalated in the trade press.
Posted on 11/05 at 03:01 PM
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Monday, November 03, 2014

Despite assurances that The International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) has been negotiating in good faith for a new contract, the ports of Seattle and Tacoma are reporting labor “slowdowns” in recent weeks.
Posted on 11/03 at 03:06 PM
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Monday, October 20, 2014

Southern California shippers are getting a break on container dwell expenses for the next ten days as the Port of Long Beach announced that it had added an extra three days to the time that overseas import containers can remain on the docks without charge.
Posted on 10/20 at 03:39 PM
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Port staff was directed by the full Harbor Commission at the urging of Slangerup to come up with a proposal within 30 days to obtain additional chassis.
Posted on 10/15 at 08:05 AM
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