u.s. port strike

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

West Coast Ports Strike Is Unlikely Even If No Deal Is Reached by July

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) Employers and the union representing more than 22,000 dockworkers at 30 US ports on the West Coast are unlikely to reach a wage

June 14, 2022
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Monday, February 16, 2015
Maritime News

Bottleneck from U.S. Port Drama Pushes up Global Freight Rates

A U.S. West Coast port strike is pushing up shipping freight rates as delays in offloading and taking on new cargo mean container ships are unavailable for

February 16, 2015
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Maritime News

Canada Ports Win as Container Ships Divert on Labor Concern

Traffic at Canada's Port of Prince Rupert soared 49 percent in July from a year earlier as container ships try to avoid delays from a possible strike by U.S.

August 27, 2014
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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Costly Shutdown Threatening West Coast Ports Spurs Talks

Twelve years after a labor dispute closed West Coast ports and cost the U.S. economy $1 billion a day, negotiators on both sides want to avoid a repeat that

July 1, 2014
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Monday, June 23, 2014
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Maritime News

Longshoremen Contract Talks Threaten U.S. West Coast Ports

Business groups are urging longshoremen and their employers to avoid a dispute that could cripple ports along the West Coast and affect billions of dollars in

June 23, 2014
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Friday, March 8, 2013

Dock Workers Reach Tentative Deal At NY, NJ Ports

By Hilary Russ March 7 (Reuters) – Longshoremen in New York and New Jersey, who handle shipments at the largest port on the U.S. East Coast, have reached

March 8, 2013
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Friday, December 28, 2012

Port Strike on HOLD: Dockworkers and Employers Agree to 30-day Extension

By Brooke Sutherland Dockworkers and their employers reached a tentative agreement on royalty payments, averting a strike that would have shut down eastern

December 28, 2012
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Thursday, December 27, 2012

New York Harbor Oil Terminals Expected to Operate Through Strike

Oil terminals in the New York Harbor are expected to operate through a dock workers strike scheduled for later this week, traders and sources close to port

December 27, 2012
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Looming Port Strike Deadline Puts Pressure on Obama to Intervene

By Brooke Sutherland President Barack Obama is facing pressure to intervene and prevent a strike that would gridlock eastern U.S. ports and risk damaging

December 27, 2012
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Wednesday, December 19, 2012
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Strike Looms at U.S. Atlantic and Gulf Coast Ports as Talks Break Down

By Marcy Nicholson NEW YORK – Dock workers on the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf coasts moved closer to a potential strike, which would disrupt the delivery of

December 19, 2012
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Thursday, December 6, 2012

With West Coast Ports Strike Over, Focus Shifts to East and Gulf Coast Ports

Freight shippers are starting to make contingency plans in case labor strife idles seaports along the U.S. East Coast, just as they begin recovering from an

December 6, 2012
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APM Terminals Accused of Spying

COPENHAGEN, Dec 6 (Reuters) – A U.S. port workers union has accused APM Terminals, a port operator of A.P. Moller-Maersk, of spying on union

December 6, 2012
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LA-LB Strike a Reaction to 1950’s Technology

By Marc Levinson (Bloomberg) — Striking clerks at the nation’s largest port complex, in Southern California, agreed to return to work on Dec. 5,

December 6, 2012
Total Views: 51

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Strike Ends, Ports of L.A.-Long Beach Return to Full Operations

By Dan Whitcomb and Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The largest U.S. cargo shipping complex resumed full operations on Wednesday after harbor clerks

December 5, 2012
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L.A.-Long Beach Port Strike: Clerical Workers and Management Agree to Federal Mediation

Striking clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have agreed with management to federal mediation in hopes to put an end to a week long

December 5, 2012
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Monday, December 3, 2012

Cargo Ships Stack Up At Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as Strike Continues

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Freighters with no place to unload their cargo lined up at anchorages off Los Angeles and Long Beach for a seventh day on Monday

December 3, 2012
Total Views: 501

Friday, November 30, 2012
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“Logistics Nightmare” Grows off California Coast as Port Strike Disrupts Holiday Shipments

(Bloomberg) — California ports handling about a third of U.S. container shipments were largely closed because of a strike, stranding vessels carrying

November 30, 2012
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Thursday, September 20, 2012

US Port Strike Crisis Averted… For Now

Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) Director, George H. Cohen, today issued a promising statement concerning the ongoing

September 20, 2012
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Thursday, September 6, 2012

Longshoremen, East Coast Ports Employers Agree to Talk Out Differences

Federal mediators have stepped in to try to jumpstart stalled contract negotiations between dockworkers and employers at U.S. East and Gulf Coast ports, a

September 6, 2012
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Friday, August 31, 2012

U.S. Dockworkers’ Union Seeks Port Employers’ Final Contract Terms

The International Longshoremen’s Association has sent a written request for final contract terms to the group representing U.S. East and Gulf Coast port

August 31, 2012
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