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Lessons to Glean From the West Coast Port Dispute

It appears that ports on the US West Coast are back in full swing after a protracted labor dispute delayed cargo worth billions of dollars and caused untold reputational damage to the companies caught in the crossfire. 842 more words


Port Of Los Angeles Cargo Volume Down 22.7 Percent During Labor Talks

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Cargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles were down 22.7 percent in January compared with the same month last year, amid congestion at the harbor and a drawn out labor dispute between port management and dockworkers. 296 more words


The battle continues... West Coast port crisis not over.

It’s not time to pour the champagne just yet. “Ship” hit the main-stream news fan late last week when Labor Secretary Tom Perez game both sides until Friday to settle the dispute… 398 more words


Tentative Deal Reached Between Dockworkers, West Coast Ports

OAKLAND (CBS/AP) — Negotiators reached a tentative contract covering West Coast dockworkers on Friday evening, likely ending a protracted labor dispute that snarled international trade at seaports handling about $1 trillion worth of cargo annually. 1,056 more words


Hawaii Braces itself as dockworkers get "Last, Best and Final Offer"

Cargo companies have gone straight to West Coast dockworkers with what they call their “last, best and final” offer in a contract crisis that has choked off billions of dollars in international trade.  42 more words

Legal Developments In Hawaii

Container Ship Parking Only?

A battle continues to brew between two large entities that control the flow of goods brought into the U.S. through our Western ports, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union… 80 more words


Port Crisis 101: history of, where we stand, and a little of my own opinion...

Over the past few weeks, the port crisis has been on the news, on the radio, and in the newspaper. Those of us that have been aware of this since last May are pretty versed on what’s going on. 2,844 more words