International Longshore and Warehouse Union

International Longshore and Warehouse Union

24 Dec 2014
With the year coming to a close with no end in sight to the delays at West Coast ports, pressure is building for the federal government to intervene in stalled negotiations between longshoremen and employers that are blamed for at least of the congestion.
15 Nov 2014
West Coast ports are preparing for a busy weekend, with dozens of vessels scheduled to arrive over the next three days.
Truck treads
13 Nov 2014
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced that drayage drivers from one company had agreed to stop striking at the Los Angeles-Long Long Beach port complex, and he was working to reach a similar conclusion with drivers from another company.
13 Nov 2014
Southern California port truck drivers are picketing six Los Angeles-Long Beach marine terminals and the offices of two drayage companies this morning, but the ports report that cargo-handling is not being affected.
12 Nov 2014
The tinderbox that is West Coast ports caught fire again today when members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union shut down the SSA Marine terminal at the Port of Oakland.
12 Nov 2014
After weeks of remaining relatively quiet on U.S. West Coast labor tensions, Congress is raising its voice on the need for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and waterfront employers to forge a new labor contract.
10 Nov 2014
Dockworkers at Los Angeles-Long Beach and Seattle-Tacoma picked up their productivity a bit this weekend, but the situation turned bad in Oakland when members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union walked off their jobs for three consecutive shifts.
10 Nov 2014
Some shippers with sensitive cargo are diverting containers away from the U.S. West Coast to the port of Virginia, despite higher transportation costs, to avoid congestion and potential labor action.
Weekly wrap-up: 10 stories on US West Coast ports
08 Nov 2014
JOC.com readers are eating up news emerging from the U.S. West Coast, with all of the Top 10 stories on the site in the past week focusing on congestion and labor issues at the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach, Tacoma and Seattle.
07 Nov 2014
The executive director of the Port of Los Angeles called upon the Pacific Maritime Association, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, terminal operators and PierPass Inc. to do everything within their power to clear out the congestion that is devastating the Southern California port complex.
Port of Seattle
07 Nov 2014
A wide coalition of shippers and transportation providers are urging President Obama to send in a federal mediator to help reach a U.S. West Coast labor contract deal.
05 Nov 2014
Cargo backlogs at the ports of Seattle and Tacoma are mounting due to work slowdowns by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, threatening vessel arrivals scheduled for the weekend.