Labor News

 

It’s Time for an Industrial Inquiry Commission into Ports and Automation

Aug 03, 2023

A new tentative agreement was reached on July 30 between the two groups involved in a labor dispute affecting British Columbia ports with the help of the Industrial Relations Board.At the beginning of July, about 7,400 port workers went on strike for 13 days over issues including automation, outside contracting and the increasing cost of living.This new deal — between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada (ILWU) and the B…

Crowley Reaches Labor Deal for Isla Grande Terminal in Puerto Rico

May 01, 2024

Crowley and Teamsters Union Local 901 have reached a new labor agreement to extend their longtime partnership into its sixth decade serving the shipping and logistics needs of Puerto Rico.The agreement, recently ratified by union members, covers…

Western Canada Dock Workers Vote to Accept Contract Offer

Aug 07, 2023

Dock workers in western Canada voted to accept an improved labor contract after a month-long dispute that affected trade and disrupted operations at the country's busiest ports, their union said on Friday.The vote was 74.66% in favor of the terms of the settlement…

Tentative US West Coast Port Contract Deal Reached

Jun 15, 2023

The Longshore union and employers of 22,000 dockworkers at U.S. West Coast ports on Wednesday said they have reached a tentative deal on a new six-year contract, ending 13 months of talks and easing supply chain worries.The deal was reached with assistance from Acting U…

Cargo Operations Halt at the Port of Seattle Amid Labor Dispute

Jun 11, 2023

PMA says US West Coast port workers shut down Port of Seattle; workers' union denies claimThe Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), which represents terminal operators, said in a tweet on Saturday that coordinated and disruptive work actions led…

Business Group Urges Biden to Intervene in West Coast Ports Labor Dispute

Jun 09, 2023

The largest U.S. business group on Friday urged President Joe Biden him to intervene immediately and appoint an independent mediator to address a West Coast ports labor dispute.More than 22,000 dockworkers at ports from California to Washington state have been working without a contract since July…

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