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International Longshore and Warehouse Union

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  • Mediator is sought for West Coast port labor impasse

    Port terminals and shipping lines operating along the West Coast are asking for a federal mediator to break a seven-month impasse in contract talks with dockworkers.
  • U.S. West Coast port employers seek mediation in dockworker talks

    U.S. West Coast port employers seek mediation in dockworker talks
    Shipping lines and terminal operators at 29 U.S. West Coast ports asked the union representing 20,000 dockworkers on Monday to consent to federal mediation in contract negotiations, saying the parties remained far from a deal after seven months of talks....

    Port of Virginia tonnage, revenue up in November

    Port of Virginia tonnage, revenue up in November
    Despite being past peak-season, container cargo import and exports continue to post month-over-month gains at the Port of Virginia. The Virginia Port Authority, which operates terminals in Portsmouth, Newport News and Norfolk, said Monday a total of...

    Southland would quickly feel economic effects of a port shutdown

    Southland would quickly feel economic effects of a port shutdown
    Elbowing their way into malls this weekend for dolls, televisions and reindeer sweaters, shoppers probably will give little thought to how the future holiday presents got to retail shelves. For U.S. imported products, about 40% sail through Southern...

    West Coast port slowdown raises fears of dockworker strike or lockout

    West Coast port slowdown raises fears of dockworker strike or lockout
    For months, contract negotiations between a powerful union and multinational shipping lines progressed amicably in public, even though roughly 20,000 West Coast dockworkers labored without a contract. Now the public harmony has been shattered, raising...