Monthly Archives: November 2012

LA-Long Beach Port Strike Now Entering 4th Day

We are now entering the 4th day since the clerical workers began striking at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The longshoremen continue to honor the strike, keeping most of the terminals shut down.┬áThere are three terminals (PIER … Continue reading

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Labor Dispute at Los Angeles & Long Beach Ports Threatens to Disrupt Ocean Shipments Throughout the United States

The West Coast port clerical workers have been working without a contract since their previous contract expired over two years ago (June 30, 2010). ┬áNegotiations broke down earlier this month. Clerical workers went on strike at APM Terminals in Los … Continue reading

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Steamship Lines Declaring “Force Majeure” in Dealing With the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

New York and New Jersey are still recovering from the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. One thing we began seeing at the end of last week as everyone began to account for the devastation, was that the steamship lines were not … Continue reading

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