West Coast Port Negotiations are Underway (.PDF Download)

May 23, 2022
With ILWU-PMA contract negotiations now underway, all eyes are on the negotiating table as the two sides work out a new labor contract

With the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) contract set to expire on July 1, contract talks have begun and are being closely watched by businesses that have been severely impacted by ongoing supply chain shortages, transportation disruptions and logistics snarls.

According to Times of San Diego, the labor negotiations will take place every day in San Francisco until a deal is reached between the ILWU and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), the latter of which represents employers that operate marine terminals and shipping lines.

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