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.

Monday, June 5, 2023

Pressure Builds for White House to Mediate West Coast Port Labor Dispute

By David Shepardson and Lisa Baertlein WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, June 5 (Reuters) – Groups representing major retailers and manufacturers urged the White

7 hours ago
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Retailers Call on Biden Administration to Intervene in Strained West Coast Port Labor Talks

The National Retail Federation, the world’s largest retail trade association, released a statement on Monday urging the Biden Administration to intervene

9 hours ago
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Sunday, June 4, 2023

West Coast Port Terminal To Close Monday As Disruptions Persist

By Alicia Diaz and Laura Curtis Jun 4, 2023 (Bloomberg) –At least one terminal at the Port of Long Beach will be shut on Monday, seeming to extend

June 4, 2023
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Friday, June 2, 2023

Tensions Boil Over In West Coast Labor Talks

The International Longshore Workers’ Union’s local union in Southern California has issued a statement today slamming the actions of foreign ocean

June 2, 2023
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Saturday, May 13, 2023

White House Port Envoy Optimistic For West Coast Labor Deal

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) A tentative agreement covering longshore workers at the largest US ports is within reach after a year of negotiations between the

May 13, 2023
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Thursday, April 20, 2023

ILWU Announces Tentative Agreement on ‘Key Issues’ in Ongoing Negotiations; PMA Says ‘Several’ Issues Still Unresolved

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) on Thursday morning announced a tentative agreement with the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) on

April 20, 2023
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Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.

West Coast Ports Losing 1 Million TEUs Per Year to Eastward Import Shift

Over one million twenty-foot equivalent import containers per year have shifted away from U.S. West Coast ports, with Gulf Coast ports being the biggest

April 18, 2023
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Thursday, April 13, 2023

West Coast Labor Deal ‘Crucial’ as Container Demand Rebounds

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – There are “bright skies ahead” at the port of Los Angeles, according to its executive director, Gene Seroka, given

April 13, 2023
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Monday, April 10, 2023

Normal Operations Return to Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — Normal operations resumed at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, as dockworkers returned to container terminals for

April 10, 2023
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Friday, April 7, 2023

PMA Says ‘Coordinated Action’ By ILWU Shut Los Angeles, Long Beach Ports

By Laila Kearney April 7 (Reuters) – A shortage of West Coast port workers has forced the busiest U.S. ocean trade gateway to largely shut on Friday,

April 7, 2023
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Los Angeles, Long Beach Terminal Closures Stretch to Second Day

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — The largest container gateway into the US remained closed Friday morning as a shortage of dockworker labor that halted

April 7, 2023
Total Views: 3608

Monday, March 20, 2023

West Coast Port Labor Talks Strained Over Lunch Breaks

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — Negotiations over a new labor contract for West Coast dockworkers are under increasing strain as their employers say a

March 20, 2023
Total Views: 5887

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Biden’s Supply Chain Envoy Says Automating Ports Doesn’t Have to Cost Jobs

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — The White House’s supply-chain envoy said the ports and logistics industry must move toward automation, a sticking point

March 1, 2023
Total Views: 1372

Thursday, February 23, 2023

ILWU and PMA Give Update on West Coast Port Negotiations

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) are providing an update on negotiations for a new contract

February 23, 2023
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Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Prolonged Labor Talks Raise Specter of Permanent Cargo Loss for West Coast Ports

By Ian Putzger, Americas correspondent (The Loadstar) The contract negotiations between the 22,000 port workers in the International Longshore &

February 14, 2023
Total Views: 2536

Saturday, February 11, 2023
Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.

Patience Wanes Over West Coast Port-Labor Talks As Cargo Drops

By Laura Curtis and Augusta Saraiva Feb 10, 2023 (Bloomberg) –Talks for a new labor pact between West Coast dockworkers and their employers are

February 11, 2023
Total Views: 3026

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Los Angeles Port Chief Sees Labor Deal by Early Next Year

By Sarah McGregor and Matthew Winkler (Bloomberg) — The chief of the busiest US West Coast port expects a new labor contract for dockworkers in the

December 1, 2022
Total Views: 724

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Marty Walsh and Gene Seroka

US Dockworker Union Deal Will Take Months Says Seroka

By Ana Monteiro (Bloomberg) A labor deal between 22,000 dockworkers at US West Coast ports and their employers may take several months to reach, but service

October 25, 2022
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Friday, October 7, 2022

Labor Secretary Walsh Assured by ‘Fluid’ West Coast Port Labor Negotiations

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The talks to broker a deal for 22,000 dockworkers on the West Coast are moving along, despite dragging longer than

October 7, 2022
Total Views: 1192

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

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: 2335