Pacific Maritime Association (PMA)


Stumbling Block in West Coast Port Talks Reportedly Solved

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Los Angeles—After six months of haggling and stalled negotiations, a new contact agreement for dockworkers at West Coast ports … [Read more...]

174 Trade Associations Urge Settlement in West Coast Port Talks

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Washington—A coalition of 174 local, state and federal trade associations joined together to send the leaders of International … [Read more...]

Imports Expected to Rise as West Coast Port Issues Continue

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Washington–Year-over-year import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to continue to rise during … [Read more...]

Federal Mediators to Join Stalled West Coast Port Talks

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Los Angeles—After months of haggling, the labor dispute between the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) and … [Read more...]

West Coast Port Talks Erupts in Dispute; Mediators Await Intervention

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Los Angeles—The stalled negotiations over the dock workers contract in the West Coast ports has taken a turn for the worst.The … [Read more...]

Supply Chain Stakeholders Call on President to Engage in West Coast Ports Contract Dispute

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Washington—Pressure is stepping up on the Obama administration to get involved in the West Cost port labor contract. Today more … [Read more...]

Holiday Imports Wrapping Up as West Coast Port Issues Continue

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Washington--With most holiday merchandise safely in the country despite significant congestion impacting West Coast ports, import … [Read more...]

Retailers Call on Port Parties to Remain at Negotiating Table

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Washington—With reports that on reports that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association are … [Read more...]

NRF Asks Obama to Intervene in West Coast Port Talks

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Washington--A coalition led by the National Retail Federation (NRF) is asking President Obama to get involved in the contract … [Read more...]

Growing List of Shareholders Urge Action on Agreement for West Coast Ports

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Washington—Retailers are getting restless. It’s all about the continuing negotiations over a new labor agreement to resolve the … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Remain Above Average as Port Talks Continue

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Washington--Retailers concerned by the lack of a West Coast longshoremen’s contract will continue to bring merchandise into the … [Read more...]

West Coast Port Talks to Resume Wednesday

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Los Angeles—Negotiation talks over the West Coast longshore workers and their employers are expected to resume Wednesday after a … [Read more...]