west coast labor talks

gCaptain’s full coverage of contract negotiations between the Pacific Maritime Association and International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) covering U.S. West Coast ports.


Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Ports

West Coast Dockworker Talks Imperiled by Seattle Terminal Dispute

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — A dispute over the assignment of work at a terminal in Seattle is casting a shadow on the outcome of talks to reach a

September 27, 2022
Total Views: 2154

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Shipping

Long Beach Port Chief Sees West Coast Labor Deal Being Reached Without Strike

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — Dockworkers and their employers at 29 West Coast ports will keep cargo at the busiest US maritime operations moving as

September 20, 2022
Total Views: 946

Friday, September 16, 2022
Shipping

Rail Worker Fight Could Be Model for Other Deals

By Lisa Baertlein and Doyinsola Oladipo LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Union railworkers in the United States scored a potential key

September 16, 2022
Total Views: 865

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
port of los angeles and long beach
Shipping

Container Shipping Lines Set to Smash Profit Record

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — The world’s biggest container lines are on course to post profits in 2022 that will top last year’s record by 73%,

August 9, 2022
Total Views: 2110

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Ports

West Coast Port Labor Negotiators Report Progress on Health Benefits

Parties involved in the U.S. West Coast port labor talks have announced a tentative agreement on health benefits as negotiations on other issues continue in

July 26, 2022
Total Views: 923

Monday, July 25, 2022
Shipping

Key Workers Threaten to Hit Global Economy Where It Hurts

By Augusta Saraiva and Bryce Baschuk (Bloomberg) — The pandemic has put unprecedented strain on global supply chains -– and also on the workers

July 25, 2022
Total Views: 1183

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Ports

White House Keeping Distance from Critical Rail and Dockworker Labor Talks For Now

By Augusta Saraiva and Ngai Yeung (Bloomberg) — The White House is monitoring labor talks in the logistics industry as unions representing 115,000 rail

July 13, 2022
Total Views: 1383

Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Shipping

Labor Unrest Disrupts Supply Chains From Sea to Sky

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Each wave of supply shock to hit the global economy during the pandemic seems to produce a different scapegoat. First

July 6, 2022
Total Views: 1592

Friday, July 1, 2022
Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.
Ports

No Deal in West Coast Port Labor Negotiations as Deadline Passes

Negotiaions for a new labor contract for more than 22,000 dockworkers at U.S. West Coast ports have failed to reach a new agreement by today’s deadline,

July 1, 2022
Total Views: 2977

Thursday, June 30, 2022
Ports

Key U.S. Ports Brace for Expiration of Dockworker Union Contract

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — A labor contract for 22,000 US West Coast dockworkers is on the verge of expiring, opening the door to strikes,

June 30, 2022
Total Views: 2196

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Marty Walsh and Gene Seroka
Ports

US Labor Secretary Is “Confident” About Port Union Talks Despite July 1st Deadline

Speaking with Jonathan Ferro on “Bloomberg The Open,” Walsh also said he is “confident” about the West Coast ports’ labor-contract

June 29, 2022
Total Views: 877

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Shipping

Clogged Warehouses And Rail Delays Signal New Supply Chain Woes

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) Public attention has waned two years into the crisis that disrupted global supply chains, giving the impression that everything

June 28, 2022
Total Views: 3254

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Ports

West Coast Ports Strike Unlikely Even If No Labor Deal By July Deadline

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

June 14, 2022
Total Views: 624

Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.
Ports

West Coast Ports’ Seek to Avert Cargo Chaos During Labor Talks

By Augusta Saraiva and Josh Eidelson (Bloomberg) — As the US’s largest ports in California moved record amounts of cargo amid pandemic-induced

May 25, 2022
Total Views: 1950

Monday, May 23, 2022
port of long beach
Ports

Long Beach Port Chief Doesn’t See Labor Deal by July 1 Deadline

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The head of the US’s second-busiest port doesn’t see talks over new labor contracts for 22,000 dockworkers at 29

May 23, 2022
Total Views: 2580

Friday, May 13, 2022
Ports

Port of Long Beach Continues Record-Setting Streak and Warns of Cargo Surge When China Reopens

The Port of Long Beach set another new single-month record in April as the port continues to clear marine terminals of cargo ahead an expected new wave of

May 13, 2022
Total Views: 3252

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.
Ports

U.S. Importers Turn to Prayer and Washington as West Coast Port Labor Talks Kick Off

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – For more than two years, Isaac Larian has used every available tool to overcome global supply-chain

May 11, 2022
Total Views: 1303

Monday, May 9, 2022
port of los angeles-long beach
Ports

Employers, Dockworkers Aim to Keep Cargo Moving During Labor Negotiations

Negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement between employers and dockworkers at U.S. West Coast ports are scheduled to kick off Tuesday ahead of

May 9, 2022
Total Views: 2576

Saturday, May 7, 2022
port of los angeles-long beach
Ports

West Coast Dockworkers, Firms Vow to Avoid Upheaval Amid Contract Talks

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) –Labor negotiations at 29 West Coast ports are set to start next week with both sides saying they want to avoid further

May 7, 2022
Total Views: 1304

Monday, May 2, 2022
Ports

West Coast Port Employers Laud Automation Ahead of Labor Talks

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — Employers at West Coast ports at the center of the U.S. supply-chain crisis released a study extolling the benefits

May 2, 2022
Total Views: 2897