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.

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: 698

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
Total Views: 5757

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: 1178

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: 2288

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

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: 1049

Friday, September 16, 2022

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: 890

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

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: 2168

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

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: 949

Monday, July 25, 2022

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: 1184

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

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: 1387

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

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: 1607

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

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: 3005

Thursday, June 30, 2022

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: 2223

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Marty Walsh and Gene Seroka

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: 879

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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: 3276

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

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: 626

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

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: 1959

Monday, May 23, 2022
port of long beach

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: 2586

Friday, May 13, 2022

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: 3262

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

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: 1319