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East Coast and Gulf Port Labor Dispute!!!

The latest news on the labor negotiations between the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX representing the East Coast & Gulf Port terminals and carriers) and the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) isn’t good. The contract deadline was pushed back three months … 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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