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ILWU, PMA will take break from talks this week

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-29
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal.--The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the employer group the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) said Friday afternoon that they had "several days of productive contract talks" this week and that they...

Expiration of West Coast ports contract brings surge in imports: report

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-09
WASHINGTON, D.C.-- With West Coast longshoremen still negotiating a new contract, retailers are bringing holiday merchandise into the country at record levels to protect against potential supply chain disruptions, according to the monthly...

PMA and ILWU provide update on contract talks

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-08
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal.--The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) has issued the following statement: with regard to their ongoing contract negotiations:

ILWU, PMA contract ends; unions say cargo will keep moving

Source: Daily News | 2014-07-02
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal.-- Negotiations for a new labour contract covering nearly 20,000 dockworkers at 29 West Coast ports will continue to move forward as the existing, six-year coast-wide labor agreement expires July 1.

Potential work stoppage at US West Coast ports this summer has shippers, associations preparing contingency plans

Source: Daily News | 2014-04-23
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--US West Coast waterfront employers will enter contract negotiations in May with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, whose contract is due to expire July 1.

TIA Updates Broker-Shipper Contract with NITL & Releases Broker-Forwarder Model Agreement

Source: Daily News | 2014-04-16
ALEXANDRIA, Va.--The TIA Contracts Subcommittee, which operates under the Full Operations Committee, has announced the update of the joint TIA and National Industrial Transportation League (NITL) model Broker-Shipper contract.

Collective agreement reached between Halifax Employers Association and the Council of International Longshoremen's Association

Source: Daily News | 2014-04-07
OTTAWA, Ont.-- The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated the Halifax Employers Association on successfully reaching a new collective agreement at the Port of Halifax.

Vancouver container truckers to hold demonstration Friday

Source: Daily News | 2014-03-20
VANCOUVER, B.C.--Container truck drivers will hold a rally in downtown Vancouver to protest the BC government's March 19 announcement that it will introduce forced-work legislation.

TSI Terminal Systems Inc. closes Vanterm to Vancouver Cargo from Week 12

Source: Daily News | 2014-03-13
VANCOUVER, B.C.--TSI Terminal Systems Inc. has issued a Customer Service Notice to its ocean carriers, advising them that because of the ongoing truck disruption at Port Metro Vancouver, which began February 26, “while negotiations are...

Mediator named to head-off Port Metro Vancouver strike

Source: Daily News | 2014-03-06
VANCOUVER, B.C. -- A mediator has been appointed to help settle a dispute between unionized container truckers and Port Metro Vancouver.