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ITF creates new unit to campaign for supply chain labour rights

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-15
SOFIA, Bul.--The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) has vowed to keep a close eye on the online retailer Amazon "due to its ongoing failure to provide better working conditions and collective agreements."

ILWU and grain elevators reach tentative agreement

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-12
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal.--The International Longshore and Warehouse Union reached a tentative agreement on a contract with a group of grain elevator operators represented by the Pacific Northwest Grain Handlers Association Monday night just prior to...

ITF world congress begins Sunday in Bulgaria

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-07
SOFIA, Bulg.--The four-yearly world congress of the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) will begin on Sunday in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Rail Traffic Controllers and Canadian Pacific reach tentative agreement

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-04
CALGARY, Alta.--Canadian Pacific and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference Rail Canada Traffic Controllers have reached a tentative six-year labour agreement covering approximately 135 employees rail traffic controllers in Canada.

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.