Oregon

Oregon

17 Oct 2014
An on-again, off-again dispute between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and ICTSI, operator of Terminal 6 at the Port of Portland, once again shut down the port’s only container terminal for two days this week.
05 Jun 2014
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association say contract negotiations are continuing without interruption.
04 Jun 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is clarifying rules pertaining to congestion surcharges planned by trans-Pacific carriers in the event of U.S. West Coast work stoppages.
Hanjin vessels at Port of Portland
04 Jun 2014
Either Portland has a bright future as a niche container port in the Pacific Northwest, or it will watch much of its business migrate to other ports in the region, depending upon how the International Longshore and Warehouse Union addresses the port’s flagging productivity.
Terminal 6 at the Port of Portland
02 Jun 2014
Longshoremen engaged in illegal work slowdowns at the Port of Portland from September 2012 to June 2013 as they were contesting jurisdiction for jobs handling refrigerated containers, a National Labor Relations Board administrative law judge ruled at the weekend.
23 May 2014
Negotiations are underway for a new contract between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and employers represented by the Pacific Maritime Association. This JOC resource provides answers to common questions regarding the negotiations and their potential impact.
23 May 2014
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union is seeking a contract for just three years, according to Agriculture Transportation Coalition Executive Director Peter Friedmann, commenting today.
14 May 2014
Two-thirds of shippers who participated in a JOC survey this week plan to divert at least some cargo away from U.S. West Coast ports to avoid disruption that could emerge from contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and West Coast employers.
Los Angeles port
14 May 2014
In a down market, U.S. ports outpaced their Canadian and Mexican rivals during the first quarter, with solid growth at Los Angeles offsetting a drop at neighboring Long Beach and lifting the Southern California port complex further above its competition.
13 May 2014
Contract negotiators between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association began yesterday on an upbeat note.
09 May 2014
On the eve of U.S. West Coast longshore labor negotiations, a coalition of 67 organizations representing manufacturers, farmers, wholesalers, retailers, distributors, transportation and logistics providers is urging negotiators to agree on a new waterfront contract without any work stoppages.